Cloyd ““CJ”” James Dowling Jr.

August 1, 1929 - August 26, 2019
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St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
5953 Bowman Roberts Rd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
817-624-2184 | Map
Friday 9/13, 10:30 am
DeLeon Cemetery
680 W Reynosa St.
De Leon, TX 76444
Saturday 9/14, 11:30 am

Cloyd James Dowling, Jr., 90, of Lakeside, Texas, died peacefully at home surrounded by family. Service: Mass of the Resurrection: 10:30AM Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 5953 Bowman Roberts Road, Fort Worth. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, his family would appreciate any donations made in CJ’s name to: TheContinue Reading

Jeanne Denson left a message on September 9, 2019:
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.
Mark Prasifka left a message on September 8, 2019:
This world will be a little more empty without CJ. As a kid growing up in Lakeside, I always encountered this man with his smile, and genuine interest in me and what might be going on in my life. With CJ, the focus was always on you, not him. He was a devout Christian, tireless volunteer, loving father and husband, a city founder, and most important to me, a dedicated friend to my father and mother. He helped them, as well as his other neighbors. He was an extraordinary conversationalist and so much fun to be around. With CJ you always felt special. As an adult, my relationship with CJ morphed from “neighborhood dad” to my friend as well. He counseled me on changes I needed to make to my parents house when my dad became ill and temporarily immobile. He helped in more ways than I can express. He had amazing empathy for others. CJ, in my book, you were an amazing human being and I feel so lucky to have known you. I just hope those wings have a little maroon in them to go with the white! You’ve earned them and give Helen a hug for me. See ya on the other side someday, I hope. Mark
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