Lawrence “Larry” Dowty of Miami, Okla. passed away May 19, 2013 at his home. He was 64.

Mr. Dowty was born July 31, 1948 in Fairland, Okla. in Dr. Stacy Clinic to Ronald and Betty (Lacy) Dowty. He had lived in Miami, Afton area most of his life, graduated from Afton High School, his AA from NEO in Miami and BS in Business from MSSU in Joplin. He served in the U.S. Army and was a delivery driver for Miami Laundry and Dry Cleaner.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a Brother John.

Survivors include: son Ronald Dowty of Broken Arrow, Okla., sister Judy Dowty of Miami, Okla., nephew Aaron Dowty of Miami, Okla.

Memorial Graveside Rites will be Wednesday June 19, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Glenn Abbey Memorial

Gardens in Miami, Okla. Military Rites will be conducted by American Legion Post No. 147 Funeral Detail. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com Services are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami, Okla.