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Bruce E. Rowland
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BRUCE E. ROWLAND, 58, of Springfield, passed away in his home on Tuesday evening, July 31, ,2018 following a lengthy illness. He was born in Springfield on March 31, 1960, the son of the late John Sherman and Mildred Mae (McMillin) Rowland Sr. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Bruce worked for Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority for 20 years.

His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family which includes his wife of nearly 31 years, Donna M. (Martin) Rowland; two daughters, Jessica and Jennifer Rowland; and eight grandchildren, Carmen, Collin and Chelsea Flaker, Infiniti Rowland, Devin Durst, Javin Iddings, Chase McCormick, and Lucas Spada. Also surviving is a sister, Brenda (Hershel) Fultz of Springfield; brothers, Neville (Susie) Rowland of Florida and David Rowland of Springfield; sisters-in-law, Sandra Rowland and Brenda Beckner; brothers-in-law, Darrell (Melissa) Martin, Harvey (Donna) Martin and Doug (Lorna) Martin; and several nieces, nephews and cousins including a very dear cousin, Michelle McMillin. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Sherman Rowland Jr. and Jimmy Rowland.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Bruce’s funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with Pastor Willis Adams officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503





1:30 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

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Rose Hill Burial Park

4781 South Charleston Pike
Springfield, OH 45502


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