Published in The Augusta
Chronicle from September 8 to September 9, 2011
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.
- Mr. Harry Thomas Rowland, 80, husband of Louise C. Dye Rowland, of Stanton
Drive, entered into rest on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at his residence.
His funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 10,
2011 in the Rowland Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Riley officiating.
Interment will be in Pineview Memorial Park with Full Military Honors
accorded by American Legion Post #71.
Mr. Rowland retired from the maintenance department with the Richmond
County Board of Education and also worked with Frog Hollow Reunion for
over 25 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War in the US Navy, a former
pro baseball player and a member of the GA High School Umpires Association.
He was also a member of the American Legion Post 192 in Evans, GA, the
Past Commander of GA 11th District of the American Legion and was also
a Legionnaire of the Year.
Additional survivors include two sons, Curtis Rowland and Craig Rowland
and his wife Sandy all of Sacramento, CA; three stepsons, Gregory Dye
of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Stephen Dye and Gary Dye both of North Augusta;
one daughter, Cheryl Mega of Sacramento, CA; two brothers, Charles Buddy
Rowland and his wife Daisy and Wilton Rowland and his wife Harriet all
of Augusta; two sisters, Voncile Tudor and Bessie Neal both of Augusta;
3 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Curtis Rowland, Craig Rowland, Kyle Rowland, Joel
Ozborn, Lawrence Doolittle, and Frank Berry.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the American Legion and the Korean
War Veterans Association.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening, Friday,
September 9, 2011 from 6:00 until 8:00. Memorials may be made to the Fisher
House or Wounded Warriors, 1 Freedom Way, Augusta, GA 30904.
Please visit the online register at www.rowlandfuneralhome.com
Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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