Edward C. Dowling, 78, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 in Graham. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date in Carlsbad, CA.
Edward was born June 9, 1938 in Bell, California to the late Charles Dale and Mae Edith (MacCourt) Dowling. He married Nancy Carol Bowen December 5, 1959 in Vista, CA.. Edward worked as a milkman in Vista, California, he later went into food service sales for 32 years. After retirement he moved to Carlsbad, California where he was a model setter for Legoland where he was known as "Mayor of Miniland" in Carlsbad, CA.
Survivors include: wife, Nancy Dowling of Graham; daughter, Tammy Ruhlig of Graham; sons, David Edward Dowling and wife, Kimmie of Oro Valley, Arizona and Clifford Dale Dowling of Tucson, Arizona; sisters, Patricia Ramseth of Montana and Mary Fredericks of Idaho; brother, Jerry Dowling and wife, Kay of Ventura, California; grandchildren, Austin Dowling, Adrianna Vargas, Jonathan Ruhlig, Bradley Ruhlig, Daniel Dowling, and Nicholas Burge; great grandchildren, Hailey Jones and Gracie Dowling.