Howard "Bud" L. Downing
November 7, 1947 - October 12, 2021
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Graveside services will be held 9:30 AM Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Forest Grove Cemetery, 8270 Cemetery Pike, Plain City, Ohio 43064.

A Celebration of Life Party will begin at 11:00 AM at the Darby Grace Brethren Church, 11672 Lafayette-Plain City Rd, Plain City, Ohio 43064.

Howard “Bud” L. Downing, age 73 of Plain City passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 while surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 7, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Howard R. and Ileen (Denune) Downing. Bud was a graduate of Brookhaven High School and obtained his bachelor’s degree from…

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Julie Mitchell left a message on October 15, 2021:
I am so sorry for your loss. I met Bud through his ministry at Grace Polaris. The Lord orchestrated my attending a class he led there, as later in my family's life He knew that we would need Bud for another reason. He counseled someone precious to me through a very difficult spiritual journey, and I truly credit the Lord for pointing us to Bud for help. I will never forget his gentle, challenging way that he guided us through. I know that he helped so many others in this often difficult life. For his willingness to be used in this capacity, I will be eternally grateful. May God bless you as you adjust to life without Bud here, but know that the gift of him will live on in those that knew him, until we see him again. God bless each of you.
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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