Twenty five year old , Alvin "Duke" McDowell was well known for his fun and free heart. He lost his life in a tragic act of violence on New Year's Day 2017. He leaves behind 2 small children and hundrends of family and friends. Too often we forget about the children. Those left behind. The children. Luckily funeral costs will be covered. We, his family are simply asking for a small donation for a trust fund that his children will be able to use towards college and their financial needs in the future.