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Michael Patrick Rowland, 69, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at Duke University Hospital in Durham.

Michael was born May 10, 1950, in Halifax County to the late John K. Rowland, Jr and Nishia Dickens Rowland. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, John K. Rowland, III and Norman “Daryl” Rowland.

Michael loved his family and considered all of his friends to be family. He loved his faithful companion/sidekick Charlie. He also was an avid fisherman and camper.

Michael is survived by his daughter, McKayla Rowland of Roanoke Rapids and her mother, Cindy Burke; his sisters, Alice Chichester of Goldsboro, Kathy Freeman of Roanoke Rapids and Cindy Rowland of Littleton; his grandson, Zayden Vinson; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to hockadayfs.com