Joel Emery Dowden, 44, of Colusa, passed away on December 13, 2020. He was born on November 17, 1976 in Yuba City, to Joseph Grant Dowden, and Sandra Lee Garmon.
Joel grew up in Colusa, and was well known for his various sports achievements. Joel enjoyed playing football, softball, and spending time with his family.
Joel is survived by his wife, Crystal Froid Dowden, and was a loving father to his children, Taylor Dowden, Ireland Dowden, Addison Dowden, and Bryson Dowden, of North Carolina, and stepchildren, Dylan Heidrick, Nicholas Heidrick, Thomas Heidrick, David Heidrick, and Daniel Heidrick, of Colusa, and many nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved deeply.
Joel is proceeded in death by his parents, and his sister Dawn “Cissy” Dowden.
Services will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the Colusa Cemetery, 11am. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021, from 5pm-7pm, at McNary Moore.
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