Mike William McDowell, 57, passed away at his home in Maurepas, Louisiana on January 31, 2022. He was born on March 21, 1964, to the late Richard and Jeanette McDowell.
He is survived by his sister, Jan (Larry) Justice and brother, Rickey (Laura) McDowell; nephews, John Justice and Trent (Hilary) McDowell; nieces Amy (Zeb) Ellison and Katie (Ben) Hogue.
Mike lived life to the fullest doing what he loved most, teaching people to water ski. He taught water skiing at Camp Wekeela in Maine, several Club Med resorts including the Bahamas, Sonora Bay, Cancun and Tahiti. He especially loved barefoot skiing and went skiing any warm day including this past Christmas. His infectious laugh and fun-loving spirit made him a joy to be around wherever you were. He made lifelong friends and visited them often and they came to his home to hone their water-skiing skills.
He worked many years as a towboat captain, again making lifelong friends with those he worked with at Parker Towing and Crounse Corporation.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, February 7th at 1 PM at Church Street United Methodist Church, 214 Church Street, Selma, AL with Reverend Diane Everette officiating. Per his request his ashes will be scattered on the various Rivers and waters he loved. Previous Events Celebration of Life FEB 7.
PM. Church Street United Methodist Church