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6/26/2017 10:48:00 AM
Edwin Lyle Downs
August 1, 1944 - June 23, 2017

Edwin Lyle Downs, 72, of Decatur, formerly of Moweaqua, Ill. passed away June 23, 2017.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Buckeye Prairie Cemetery, Owaneco. The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

Lyle “Ed” was born August 1, 1944 to Donald and Maxine (Pownall) Downs.

Surviving are his children: Katherine Downs, Donald Downs (Teresa), Elizabeth “Buffie” Robson, and Carrie Downs; brother: Robert Downs (Marilyn); nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: James.

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