Obituary of Cecil Wilbert Rowan
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Cecil Wilbert Rowan, age 82, of Buckhannon, WV, died Thursday, July 28, 2022, at his home. He was born February 16, 1940, in Buckhannon, WV, a son of the late Carl Grant and Dorotha Blanche Tenney Rowan. On November 20, 1965, he married Corene Sipe Rowan who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Carl Edward Rowan of Hodgesville, WV and Steven Rowan and wife Melissa of Morgantown, WV; two daughters, Paula Harper and husband John of Sutton, WV and Maya Rose Rowan of Buckhannon; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Corina Combs and husband Tony of Ravenswood, WV and Rosalee Nestlebeck of Columbus, OH; two brothers, Okel Rowan of Lost Creek, WV and Paul Rowan of OH and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Wanda Smith, James Rowan, Berlin (Whitie) Tenney, Mary H. Runner, Pauline D. Orient and Donald R. Rowan. Mr. Rowan was a member of the Sago Baptist Church, and he loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. In honoring Mr. Rowan’s wishes, he will be cremated. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.