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Steven Mark McDowell

October 29, 1960 — November 1, 2018

Steven Mark “Stevie” McDowell, age 58, of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away November 01, 2018.

He was born October 29, 1960, in Crystal City. Steve was a graduate of Mapaville State School May 12, 1982. Steve was an amazing volunteer working for many different sites. Whether he was doing maintenance, assembling church bulletins he did it with great attention to detail. He volunteered for 24 years for Meals on Wheels and delivered more than 1200 meals. He helped establish the Books on the Run Program, delivering books, movies, and music to people with physical limitations and to homebound residents. He was an avid bowler and took part every year with Special Olympics as a Bowler and as a Track and Field Athlete. Because of his efforts, Steve brought home several Gold and Silver Medals. He enjoyed fishing, camping, roller skating, wrestling, the Dallas Cowboys Football Team and the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. He loved music, pets and children. He was a people person. He retired from Next Step for Life in 2017. Next Step said about Steve that He will be greatly missed. He was a kind and gentle soul who touched hundreds of people’s lives in his community and at Next Step. He made us laugh and made all our lives richer and more meaningful, because he was our friend.


Steve’s family would like to extend their appreciation to the following:

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Carousel Florist, Scenic Nursing, Kindred Hospice, St. Elizabeth’s, Next Step for Life and Pastor Patrick Adams, from Twin City Church of Christ.


He is survived by:


Sister-Cathy Larson, of Dittmer, Missouri

Sister-Linda Clinton, of Fenton, Missouri

Brother-Warren (Dena) McDowell, of Bonne Terre, Missouri

Brother-Wayne (Tammy) McDowell, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Brother-Dennis McDowell, of Wentzville, Missouri

Sister-Brenda (Dennis) Cordia, of St. Louis, Missouri


Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.


Preceded in death by:


Father-Robert E. McDowell

Mother-Mary Lou McDowell (nee Gibbar)

Brother-Robert F. McDowell



Visitation: Monday, November 05, 2018, from 5 to 8pm at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Inc, 103 4th, Hillsboro, Missouri, 63050.


Visitation: Tuesday, November 06, 2018, from 12 to 1pm at St. Rose of Lima Mission Catholic Church,

 Silver Lake, Missouri.


Funeral Service: At 1pm at the church.


Interment: St. Rose of Lima Mission Catholic Cemetery, Silver Lake, Missouri.


Memorials to: St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care Center 308 Plaza Way Arnold, MO 63010. For questions call (314) 772-5107


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Steven Mark McDowell, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, November 5, 2018

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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