MARION — Mike “Poppy” Downey, 66, of Marion died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at his home.
He was a retired distribution manager for industrial chemical sales and a member of Marion Baptist Church. He was also a salesman for Patty’s Cowpatties Gourmet Cookies and had served in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Downey; one son, Tim Morries of Marion; one daughter, Christina Downey of Oxnard, Calif.; two brothers, Dennis Downey of Mesa, Ariz., and Richard Downey of Santa Rosa, Calif., and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister. His parents were George Francis and Ferne Christensen Downey.
A Celebration of Life will be at 7 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at Myers Funeral Home in Marion.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.