Richard Wayne Rowell

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Services for Richard Wayne Rowell, of McComb, are 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, April 18, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church with burialin Hollywood Cemetery in McComb. Father Bill Henry will officiateservices.

Visitation is Tuesday from 3 until 8 p.m. at Catchings FuneralHome in McComb and will continue Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at thechurch.

Mr. Rowell, 63, died April 15, 2007, at his residence. He wasborn in McComb on Aug. 12, 1943. He was the son of Alton Rowell andRetta Boyd Rowell.

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He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and a U.S. Armyveteran. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and theAmerican Legion. He retired as a plumber and owned his ownbusiness.

Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, HaroldRowell, Huelon Rowell and Waymon Rowell; and two sisters, EvelynRodriguez and Edith Jackson.

Survivors are his wife of 41 years, Dianne Stewart Rowell, ofMcComb; two brothers, Aubrey Rowell, of Pricedale, and LealonRowell, of McComb; two sons, Jeffery Rowell and his wife, Patricia,of McComb, and Steve Rowell and his wife, Crystal, of Brookhaven;two daughters, Sharon Rowell Moak and her husband, Craig, ofMcComb, and Susan Rowell Holloway and her husband, Bill, ofVictoria, Texas; nine grandchildren, Jacob Rowell, Zachary Rowell,David Rowell, Shelbie Rowell, Alexanderia Rowell, Jared Holloway,Julia Moak, Seth Moak and Ben Moak.

Pallbearers will be members of the Knights of Columbus.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made tothe Crisis Pregnancy Center of Southwest Mississippi Inc., 406Delaware Ave., McComb, MS 39648.