Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William S. Rowland, age 95, of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Sunday, September 13, 2020. Mr. Rowland was born in Greensboro, Georgia to the late Stenson Isiah Rowland and the late Jessie Viola Thompson Rowland. Mr. Rowland retired as the head of maintenance for Chrysler Corporation, was a member of Brockton Road Baptist Church and the United Auto Workers Union. In addition to his parents, Mr. Rowland is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Faye Whitehead Rowland.
Survivors include his son, Billy Rowland and his wife Debra, of Sharpsburg, stepdaughter, Donna Beard and her husband Dan, of Cumming. Two grandchildren Tyler Rowland of Atlanta and Ryan Rowland and his wife Bekah, of Palmetto also survive.
Memorial Services will be held 12:00 P.M. Saturday, September 19, 2020 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Reverend Jessie Mealor officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM -12:00 PM Saturday, prior to the service.
In lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Rowland to the Jackson County Humane Society, P.O Box 567, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
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