Tommy M. Rowland, 68, of Rock Island died Tuesday, June 12, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro.
He was born Feb. 11, 1944, in Warren County and was an office manager for Gant Oil Company, and a member of Friendship The Baptist Church. Mr. Rowland was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Mary Grissom Rowland and a grandson Nicholas Locke.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years Reva Layne Rowland; daughters, Tina (Douglas) Hutchins and Renea (David) Talley all of Rock Island; son, Eddie (Lisa) Rowland, Smithville; sister, Dianne (Johnny) Cothran, Gallatin; and brother, Phillip (Vickie) Rowland, McMinnville; grandchildren, Tyler Hutchins, Kapri and Kylie Talley, and Caleb Rowland. Many family members and friends also survive.
Funeral service is 1 p.m. today at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Jason Brown and Bro. Steve Breedlove will officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory. The Rowland Family will receive friends today from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 15, 2012