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Willard George Rowlands, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1905
Utica
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1985
Whitesboro
Oneida County
New York, USA

Utica Observer Dispatch December 16,1985
Willard George Rowlands , 80, 138 Westmoreland Road,( Whitesboro), died December 15,1985, at his home. He was born November 24, 1905 in Utica, Son of Hugh W. and Etta Wolfe Rowlands. He was educated in Utica Schools and upon graduation entered the textile field and was associated with Utica and Mohawk Kills as overseers in Weaving until the Mills moved south. He operated a dry cleaning business for 10 years and was then employed by the State Department of Corrections as the industrial Forman in Prison Industries, retiring in 1972. He married Myrtle Baird in 1933 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon, Oriental Lodge #224 F&AM, a 32 degree Mason with the Scottish Right Bodies, Tiara Shrine Temple and was active in the Ziyara Chanters, the Reception Caravan and Shrine Club. He was also a member of the Oriental Lodge Choir. He is survived by his wife, one son, Willard, Jr. and three Grandchildren, Clayton, Janet and Susan.

Page 8, The Daily Press, Tuesday, Dec 17, 1985
Willard G. Rowlands
WHITESBORO - Willard George Rowlands, 80, of 138 WestmorelandRd., died December 15. 1985. at his home.
Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Welb & Lloyd Funeral Home, 100 Main St., with the Rev. Craig Davis-Johnson officiating. Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tabernacle Baptist Church Forward Fund or Hospice. (Envelopes are available at the funeral home.) Arrangements are with Friedel, Williams, Coriale & Edmunds.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh William Rowlands (1872 - 1940)
  Henrietta M. Wolfe Rowlands (1873 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Elva Myrtle Baird Rowlands (1903 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Utica
Oneida County
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 4118, Plot 50
 
Created by: Marilynn Leon Santspree
Record added: Mar 06, 2014
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Willard George Rowlands, Sr
Added by: Marilynn Leon Santspree
 
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