Jimmy Trafton Dowdy, 77, of 199 Dowdy’s Bay Road, Grandy, NC died Monday, November 25, 2013 in the Norfolk Sentara General Hospital, Norfolk, VA. Mr. Dowdy was born in Grandy, NC on July 19, 1936 to the late William Griggs Dowdy and the late Eunice Grandy Dowdy. He was a retired owner/operator of a floor covering company and was a U. S. Army veteran.
Mr. Dowdy is survived by his wife, Jackie Wilson Dowdy of the home, three daughters, Sherri Brodil and husband, Jeff of Grandy, NC, Terri Griggs and husband William of San Jose, CA, and Kerri Kennedy Johnson and husband, Tony of Grandy; one sister, Judy Griggs and husband, Billy of Virginia Beach, VA. Also, he is survived by his seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, November 30, 2013, at 2:00pm in Twiford Memorial Chapel, Church Street, by Minister Dennis Crehan. The family will receive friends and relatives in the lobby of the funeral home immediately following the chapel service. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Dowdy family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences