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Silas McDonald “Don” Rowland. 80, of Halifax passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center.


Don was born November 16, 1939 in Halifax County to the late Silas W. Rowland and Ruth Hux Rowland. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Linda Rowland Rhea. 

Don was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. He graduated from Aurelian Springs High School in 1957 and attended N.C. State where he graduated in 1961 with a degree in Textile Engineering. Don was employed by J.P. Stevens and Bibb Company as a Supervisor and also worked on the family farm.

Don is survived by his wife, Patricia Anne Rowland of the home, His children, Scott Rowland and his wife Maria of Durham and Lisa Cooke West and her husband John of Halifax; his grandchildren, Brandon Cooke and his wife Tatiana of Whispering Pines and Justin Cooke of Halifax; his great-grandchildren, Vaughan Cooke and Colton Cooke.

Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com