April 2, 2012
OBITUARY NOTICE: Rev. Gilbert H. Rowell, Clover, SC
The Rev. Gilbert Hitchcock Rowell, 60, of 126 Jamestowne Circle, Clover, SC died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, SC.
Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the Clover Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church with Rev's. Evan English and Dr. Barry Eller officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Fellowship Hall.
The Rev. Rowell was born April 15, 1951 in Louisville, GA to Kathryn Hitchcock Rowell and the late Charles Walter Rowell, III. He was a graduate of Louisville Academy, Erskine College and Erskine Seminary. He had served as Pastor in Brighton, TN, Lancaster, SC and was the Pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church (Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synod), Gastonia, NC. The Rev. Rowell also served on the board of World Witness and various committees of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synod.
Survivors are his wife Robin Dickson Rowell of Clover, SC; daughters Ruth Rowell of Clover, SC and Rebekah R. Reynolds (Cameron) of Rock Hill, SC; mother Kathryn H. Rowell of Due West, SC; brother Charles W. Rowell, IV (Martha) of Augusta, GA; sister Kathryn R. Gordy (Johnny) of Louisville, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Providence Presbyterian Church (Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synod), 2850 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Online condolences may be made to www.mlfordsons.com
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, SC is serving the family of Rev. Rowell.