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Brian McDowell

December 11, 1971 — August 9, 2018

Brian Shannon McDowell, age 46, of Laurens, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at his home.Born in Clinton, he was a son of Myra Lynn King Turk (Robert) of Sarasota, FL and Buddy McDowell (Holly) of Waterloo, SC. Brian LOVED his family and friends more than anything. He also loved to ride his Harley and enjoyed music.Surviving in addition to his parents are his daughter, Brittany McDowell of Sarasota, FL; sisters, Sonya Padgett (Jamie), Emily McDowell, Brieanna McDowell, all of Laurens County; grandson, Mason Millan; grandmother, Rosa King; step-sister, Tara Hubbard; step-brothers, Ryan Draper and Robbie Turk; special aunt, Robbin Stewart; and special buddy, Caleb Baumgardner.Brian was predeceased by his grandfather, Heyward Richard King, Sr.Visitation will be held at The Kennedy Mortuary from 6:00-8:00 pm on Friday, August 17, 2018.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Lucas Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.The family will be at the home of his sister, Sonya, 101 Lakewood Drive, Clinton, SC 29325.Memorials may be made to Mental Health Association of Laurens, 212 Samaritan Drive, Laurens, SC 29360.Condolences may be expressed online at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Brian McDowell please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Forest Lawn Cemetery
765 East Main Street
Laurens, SC, 29360


AUG 17. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360


AUG 18. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Lucas Avenue Baptist Church

101 Lucas Avenue

Laurens, SC

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