MOUNT VERNON — Rev. Russell G. Downs, 80, of Mount Vernon, finished his race on Monday morning, April 16, 2018, at home with his daughters by his side.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of a memorial service at noon on Thursday, May 31, at the First Church of the Nazarene, 807 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon with Rev. Russ Gumm officiating.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Rev. Russell G. Downs.


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