Gregory Brent Gowdy, 62

Gregory Brent Gowdy, 62, of rural Newton, formerly of Melbourne, passed away unexpectedly on the night of Friday, January 12th, in the peace of his home.

A private family memorial will be held. Memorials may be directed to his family. For condolences, please visit or call 641-844-1234.

Left to mourn his loss are Debra, his soulmate and companion; his daughter Stacy Mae Maier, of Darien, IL; mother Shirley Adams, of Marshalltown; siblings: Michael (Jeannie) Gowdy, of Marshalltown, Phillip (Jane) Gowdy, of Collins, Robert K. Gowdy, of Red Oak, Bruce Gowdy, of Melbourne, and Nancy Browning, of Marshalltown, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Greg will also be missed by Debra’s son and daughter, Jeremy and Valerie and Valerie’s children.