Ronnie Gene Rowan
Ronnie went home to be with his Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 76 years of age. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving family.
Ronnie was born August 26, 1942 in Bryan, Texas, the son of Roy Willis Rowan and Marian Louise Rowan.
Raised in Hearne, he attended Hearne High School and joined the Navy at 17 in August 1961. Upon returning from the service, he met and married the love of his life, Catherine Vaughn in 1967.
He was very proud of his family and enjoyed every moment with his siblings, children, grandchildren and her one great grandchild.
His time was spent bass fishing, serving many selfless years in the Hearne Volunteer Fire Dept., watching the deer from his porch, following his NASCAR favorites and visiting with his many friends and relatives that stopped by.
Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents, Roy Willis Rowan and Marian Louise Rowan and his wife of 51 years, Cathy.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Deborah Rowan of The Colony, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Shelly and Brian Sanders of Bryan, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie Jr. and Laura Beth Rowan of Oakwood, Texas; grandchildren, Ty Navarrete, Trey Rowan, Nicholas Rowan, Sarah Rowan, Hannah Rowan, Tee Crocker, Emily Rowan, Catelyn Crocker, Jewel Rowan and Peighten Rowan; great-grandchild, Rozie Rowan; sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Jimmy Burke of Deer Park; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Brenda Rowan of Caldwell; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The celebration of life service was held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Five Points Baptist Church in Hearne.
Thank you to all that shared in the experience with our family.