Terry's Story

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Terry Lee Rowland, 67, of Bismarck, North Dakota, and formerly of Corbin, and Xenia, Ohio, passed away Nov. 24, 2016, in Bismarck.
Born Jan. 4, 1949, in Corbin, he was a son of the late Dewey A. and Dorothy E. Rowland. His brother David Kurt Rowland also preceded him in death.
Terry graduated from the Xenia (OH) Senior High School in 1967, Sinclair Community College at Dayton, and Wright State University at Fairborn in 1975 with a degree in geology, the field in which he worked from 1979 until 2012. He served in the U.S. Army from 1969 until 1971, and later in the Army Reserves.
He was an avid sports fan, playing softball as well as intercity basketball and baseball. Terry enjoyed cheering for the Kentucky Wildcats, Bismarck Bobcats and other local teams.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years Kathleen; his daughter Aubree M. (Joshua) Martinson and their children, Ethan and Eleanor; his daughter, Kerry E. Rowland; his brother, Stephen (Eileen) Rowland; his stepmother, Lillian Rowland; and numerous other family members including an aunt, Doris Clark of Corbin.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Tuggle Cemetery near Williamsburg with family members conducting the service. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 88 Honor Guard.
There will be no visitation.
Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home is serving the Rowland family.
Messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
Published on May 23, 2017
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