Joseph Irvin Rowls

September 19, 1951 ~ July 26, 2020 (age 68)


Muncie...Joseph Irvin Rowls, 68, resident of Muncie, passed away at his residence on Sunday evening July 26, 2020.  He was born in Muncie, September 19, 1951,  

He attended Muncie Central High School and worked for several years at Rick Huffman Security. 

He attended the Yorktown Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Rebecca Stanly Rowls, two brothers, James and Richard and two sisters, Linda and Patty.

Survivors are his wife, Karen of Muncie. his children; Angie Ewing (Don) of Bremer, MO, Joseph Rowls, Jr. (Donna) of Leavenworth KS and Jacob Rowls (Michelle) of Leavenworth, KS, step children, Cynthia Godlove (Fred) of Richmond, Donna Royer (Ben) of Muncie, Greg Clark of Muncie and Lori Ladd (Charles) of Orestes, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, 1 sister, Betty Perry (Jim) of Oklahoma, 2 dogs; Gretchen  and  Little Fawn.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at  2:00 PM at the Yorktown Church of the Nazarene, 9001 Arch Street, Yorktown with Pastor Marty Ballard officiating.

Burial will follow in Hawk Cemetery, Yorktown.

Friends may call at the church on Thursday from noon until the time of the services.

Masks will be required and social distancing as well as hand sanitizing.  Visitors must use the SOUTH entrance ONLY for visitation and services.

Memorials may be made to the ARF of Delaware County.

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July 30, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Yorktown Church (Ballard, Middletown)

Funeral Service
July 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Yorktown Church (Ballard, Middletown)

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