Joseph Dow Obituary

Joseph "Joey" Dow

March 20, 2000 - February 14, 2021
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Joseph “Joey” Ryan Dow, 20 of Des Moines, passed away on February 14, 2021.

Joey was born March 20, 2000 in Des Moines, IA, son of Karl and Sarra (Crabb) Dow. He received his education at Holy Trinity and Hoover High School.

While growing up he was active in Beaverdale little league baseball, AAU baseball, Holy Trinity / Dowling youth football and basketball, AAU basketball and football, Hoover basketball and golf, and after high school enjoyed playing a round of golf or pickup basketball with friends. Joey loved his family and friends and enjoyed spending as much time as possible with them. He had an engaging personality, huge heart, and got along great with everyone - from all walks of life.

The family extends a sincere thank you to Mercy hospital, all friends and their families, all past teachers and staff, all his many coaches, the community members who entered and were a part of his life, and the RJ Compiano family.

He is survived by his father and mother, sister Katherine Dow and niece Adriana, brother Jakob Dow, and uncle Ryan Crabb all of Des Moines. Aunt Dawn Poppens and cousins Levi of Ames and Keegan of Arizona. His grandparents, Christine Ryan, Des Moines, Bradley (Beth) Crabb of Leawood, KS, and James (Susan) Dow of Story City.

He was recently preceded in death by his grandmother Margaret J. Gurau of Ames.

A visitation will be held Sunday February 21, from 2-4 p.m. at Westover Funeral Home 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA, with a private burial at Glendale Cemetery.




Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, February 21, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM