John Rowland Jr., 91 years of age of Somerset, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, October 22, 2021 at his home.
He was born February 20, 1930 in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was the loving husband to Julie Rowland and his first wife and loving mother to his children Monsa Belle Rowland whom he married on July 5, 1950 in Columbus, Ohio and whom departed this life on April 9, 2011. He was also a member of the Cumberland Church of Christ in Somerset.
He was survived by his three sons, James Douglas Rowland ( and Joann) of Cambridge, Ohio, Craig Anthony Rowland (and Katie) of Golden, Colorado, and John Timothy Rowland (and Hope) of Owenton, Kentucky; three daughters, Teresa Whaley (and Bruce) of Grove City, Ohio, Lesa Lau (and Jeff) of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Kriscille Donning (and Russ) from Orient, Ohio; fifteen grandchildren, Jason Rowland, Erin Taylor (and Nick), Jessica Weiss (and Justin), Chase Rowland, Ami Pratt (and Charlie), Josh Pratt (and Allison), Jeffrey Estep (and Sarah) , Shawn Carte, Jonathan Carte, Justin Lau , Kristen Penley (and Chris), Brandon Crishbaum (and Kelsey), Zachary Crishbaum (and Kristiana), Cole Rowland, Austin Rowland (and Tori); sixteen great grandchildren, Brycen Taylor, Corben Taylor, Nolan Weiss, Cody Derifield, Devin Derirfield, Noah Derifield, Charlee Hane, Cecilia Pratt, Hudson Pratt, Serenity Estep, Neveah Welker, Sophia Robinson, Eleanor Crishbaum, Lillian Crishbaum, Hayden Crishbaum, and Cooper Crishbaum.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Monsa Rowland; and two brothers Matthew Rowland and Paul Rowland.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 10:00am - 11:00am for Family and 11:00am -1:00pm for the Public at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky.
His funeral service will follow on Tuesday at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Blackwell officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset, Kentucky.
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