James Downen

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James Michael Alan “Bo” Downen, 46, of Toronto (Knoxville), OH, passed away suddenly Saturday, December 2, 2017, at his home.

He was born December 13, 1970, in Steubenville, Ohio.

Bo was a 1989 graduate of Toronto High School; loved his motorcycles and was a member of the Red Knight Motorcycle Club and was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James and Avanelle McEwen and his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Eleanor Downen.

Bo is survived by his parents, Rickie Alan and Anna Irene Blanche (McEwen) Downen of Toronto, OH; daughters, Malinna Star (Andy) Monroe of Rutland, OH and Terra Joy McDonald of Toronto, OH; granddaughters, Marissa and Hannah; sisters, Wendy Lynn Abdalla of Toronto, OH, and Ila Virginia Nelson of Weirton, WV; nephews, Ted Alan Davis and Samuel Dominick Abdalla.

Bo’s arrangements will be private at the convenience of his family and are in the care of the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto.

To honor Bo’s wishes, he will be cremated.

Any donations in memory of Bo may be sent to Rickie and Anna Downen, 308 Volmer St., Toronto, OH 43964 to help the family with expenses.