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Joseph Alex Dowell

Mr. Joseph Alex Dowell, age 68, of Big Spring, KY, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at his residence. Joe was an avid fisherman, hunter and gardener.

Joe was preceded in death by his father, Gabe D. Dowell; and his brother, Gabe Henry Dowell. He is survived by three children, Tobie Harding, Alex Dowell and John Paul (Jaiden) Dowell; eight grandchildren, Teyari Hornsby, Saniya Harding, Trenton Dowell, Tyris Dowell, McKenzie Barnes, Kaiman Dowell, Carter Dowell and Isabella Dowell; his mother, Josephine Dowell; three sisters, Mary Ann Rowan and her husband, Robert, Donna Dowell and Linda Dowell; and two brothers, William David “Willie” Dowell and his wife, Karen, and Lloyd Dowell.

Funeral Services will be held at 6:00 PM on Sunday, from the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home, with Rev. Dale Fleenor officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4:00 PM until the time of service on Sunday. Online condolences may be left at