Edward C. Dowling
Edward C. Dowling, 78, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 in Graham. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date in Carlsbad, California.
Edward was born June 9, 1938 in Bell, Calif., to the late Charles Dale and Mae Edith (MacCourt) Dowling. He married Nancy Carol Bowen on Dec. 5, 1959 in Vista, Calif. Edward worked as a milkman in Vista, Calif., then he later went into food service sales for 32 years. After retirement he moved to Carlsbad, Calif., where he was a model setter for Legoland where he was known as "Mayor of Miniland" in Carlsbad.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Dowling of Graham; daughter, Tammy Ruhlig of Graham; sons, David Edward Dowling and wife, Kimmie of Oro Valley, Ariz. and Clifford Dale Dowling of Tucson, Ariz.; sisters, Patricia Ramseth of Montana and Mary Fredericks of Idaho; brother, Jerry Dowling and wife, Kay of Ventura, Calif.; grandchildren, Austin Dowling, Adrianna Vargas, Jonathan Ruhlig, Bradley Ruhlig, Daniel Dowling, and Nicholas Burge; and great-grandchildren, Hailey Jones and Gracie Dowling.