Michael Gary Dowden

Michael Dowden, 67, of Baton Rouge, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at 2:37 a.m. at his home. A memorial service was held on May 8, 2020 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge with deacon Reese Wiggins officiating. Interment followed at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, he was cremated.

Michael Dowden was born in Pasadena, Texas on March 31, 1953. Mike graduated from Many High School in 1971. He briefly attended Northwestern State University. He relocated to Baton Rouge and became involved in the industrial metal industry where he progressed to be an international consultant. Michael met the love of his life, Christine Thomas Dowden. They got married on March 17, 1973 at First Methodist Church in Many.

Preceding Michael in death is his parents, Huey Long Dowden and Josie Fay German; brother, Doug Dowden; and sister, Kay Dowden Ashy.

Those left to cherish his memories were his wife, Christine Thomas Dowden; son, C. Michael Dowden and wife Amy Dowden of Baton Rouge; daughter, Julie Dowden Nally and husband Tom Nally of Houston, Texas; along with six grandchildren.

Services were conducted by Greenoaks Funeral Home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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