Richard James Rowland, age 44, of Knightsettlement Road, Bath, died suddenly of work related injuries on Monday, August 25, 2014.
Richard James Rowland, age 44, of Knightsettlement Road, Bath, died suddenly of work related injuries on Monday, August 25, 2014. He was born September 29, 1969 to Ralph and Laura (Buchanan) Rowland in Urbana, New York. He graduated from Haverling Central School in 1989. He married his high school sweetheart, Jaymee Sue Simons, on July 7, 1990. He was employed by the Town of Urbana as a Motor Equipment Operator. He is survived by his wife, Jaymee Sue, his two sons, Andrew James (Sarah) Rowland of Corning and Ethan Tyler at home, and his daughter, Mikalea Quinne at home. His brothers; Ken of Canisteo and Randy (Angie) of North Carolina; sisters, Delores Denardo, Brenda (Charles) VanOrsdale and Laurie (Kevin) Jackson, all of Bath. His brothers-in-law, Michael (Flossie) Stryker of Bath, Victor Simons of Hornell, William (Patricia) Simons of Cameron Mills, Thomas (Elizabeth) Simons of Savona and Marti (Trudy) Simons of Prattsburgh; sisters-in-law, Jody (Lanny) Partridge of Avoca, Joel Brazie (Randy Bennett), Julie (Philip) Durham and Jeramee (David) Walden all of Bath, several nieces and nephews as well as aunts, uncles, and special friends, Gary Rexford, James Stratton and Eric Robinson. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Roger and his mother and father-in-law, Victor and Jane Simons of Bath. Calling hours were scheduled for 4:30-6:30pm on Friday August 29, 2014 at Fagan’s Funeral Home in Bath. Funeral services followed.