Donald Rowell

Donald Rowell

Tuesday, April 15th, 1930 - Monday, April 1st, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Donald Rowell, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Donald Rowell with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Donald Rowell
April 15, 1930 – April 1, 2019

Donald Rowell, 88, passed away April 1, 2019 at his home in Speegleville, surrounded by a host of family members. A celebration of his life will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Southside Church of Christ with Bobby Driver officiating.

Donald was born in Durant, Okla., on April 15, 1930. His family moved to Ralls, Tex., where he attended school and was active in sports. He served in the Army in the Korean War. Donald married the love of his life, Carol Hall, on April 29, 1959. After spending time in Lubbock, he moved his family to Waco area in 1977. He retired from Forney Industries as Regional Manager after over 30 years. He was a member of Southside Church of Christ.

Donald was preceded in death by his mother, Lillie Garner; sister, Vada Taylor; half-brother, Carl Garner, and grand-daughter, Sharon McLean.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Carol; children, Angela and husband Brad Tallman, Tanya and husband Dale Newnam, Dayne and wife, Anna Rowell, Don and wife, Terri Rowell; and half-brother, Wayne and wife, Donna Garner. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and four on the way.

The family would like to thank Dr. Van Wehmeyer and the staff of Baylor Scott & White Hospice for their support and care.

Sign the Guest Book at
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Donald Rowell, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Interment

    Patrick Cemetery
    Patrick Rd.
    Patrick , TX
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
Southside Church of Christ


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Donald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Charles McLean sent flowers to the family of Donald Rowell.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Charles McLean

Posted at 04:12pm
Thanks, Don, for always looking after your family so well.
Flower Image

Charles McLean purchased the The FTD Living Spirit Dishgarden for the family of Donald Rowell. Send Flowers


Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Share by: