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Charles "Chub" Downing

August 27, 1931 November 19, 2017
Charles "Chub" Downing
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Obituary for Charles "Chub" Downing

Charles “Chub” Downing, age 86, of Anthon, Iowa, passed away, Sunday, November 19, 2017, at the Heritage Care Center of Iowa Falls, Iowa.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at the United Methodist Church, of Anthon, Iowa. Pastor Sheryl K. Ashley will officiate. Committal Service will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, with Military Rites conducted by the McNiff Post No. 389 of the American Legion of Anthon, Iowa. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at the United Methodist Church, of Anthon, Iowa. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com.

Charles “Chub” Downing, the son of Phirman and Rachel (Burow) Downing, was born on August 27, 1931, in Anthon, Iowa.

Chub graduated from Anthon High School. After high school he served in the U.S. Marines Corps from 1951-1954. He was stationed overseas in Korea as a Corporal Gunnery Sergeant. After being discharged, Chub had several different occupations with his last being a proud farmer and cattleman.

Chub enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved farming and tending to his cattle.

He will be lovingly remembered by his six children Jessica Lynn of Ames, IA, Phirman of Anthon, IA, Racheal of Nevada, Patricia of California, Toni Lee of Sioux City, IA and Denise of Texas; 20 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family and friends.

Chub was preceded in death by his parents Phirman and Rachel Downing; five sisters Bernice, Betty, Dorothy, Mary Ellen, and Gladis.

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Visitation

Wednesday

22

Nov

9:30 AM 11/22/2017 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 11/22/2017 10:30:00 AM
United Methodist Church - Anthon

401 E Bridge Street
Anthon, IA 51004

United Methodist Church - Anthon
401 E Bridge Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

22

Nov

10:30 AM 11/22/2017 10:30:00 AM
United Methodist Church - Anthon

401 E Bridge Street
Anthon, IA 51004

United Methodist Church - Anthon
401 E Bridge Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Anthon, IA 51004

Anthon 51004 IA
United States
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