David Alphonso “BooBoo” McDowell, 61, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, in a local health care facility.
He was a 1977 graduate of Howard High School where he played on the football team. He was a veteran in the U.S. Navy.
David was preceded in death by his father, Wilson McDowell; grandparents, Willie and Elizabeth Collins, Sr.; brother, Tony McDowell; uncle, Willie Collins, Jr.; aunt, Wanda Collins; and close friend, Derrick Chapman.
Survivors include his mother, Wilma McDowell; stepfather, George Clay; brothers, James McDowell and Maurice McDowell; sister, Rosalyn (Robert) Smith; cousins, Sredrick Collins and Toriaunto Collins; close friends, Jeffery Hemphill, James Orr, James Poole, Seprenia Moore, Jeffery Smith, Larry Pollard, Thomas Rice and Tommy Norwood; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He will lie in state on Monday, Aug. 10, from 12:30-5 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.
Family services will be on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at noon in the chapel with George E. Woodruff, Jr. as the eulogist. Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.