Funeral services for Edward Ray Dowdy, age 86, will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11 AM at First Baptist Church of Fairfield Glade. Burial will follow in Crossville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 AM at the church. Survivors include his wife: Barbara Elisabeth Dowdy; son: John Dowdy; daughters: Judy Hale, Jean Norton and Heather Criscione; and brothers: Alfred Dowdy and Jim Dowdy. Bilbrey Funeral Home in Crossville is in charge of arrangements.