Joseph C. Downing Jr.

NILES — Joseph C. Downing Jr., 63, of Niles, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at his residence of natural causes.

He was born Oct. 27, 1953, in Warren, the son of Joseph C. and Phyllis Jones Downing Sr.

A life-long area resident, Joseph was retired from the construction business, where he worked as a laborer. He enjoyed meeting his friends at Shorty’s and the NAUS Club.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Bridget J. Steele Downing, whom he married on Dec. 31, 2007; two sons, Justin Downing of Warren Township and Cody Downing, at home; his mother, Phyllis Juillerat; and a sister, Karen Sullivan of Niles.

He was preceded in death by his father; and a sister, Susan Downing.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles. Calling hours will be 6 p.m. until time of service.

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