Graveside funeral services will be held in the Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 10:45 A.M.
Graveside funeral services will be held in the Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 10:45 A.M. for Maricopa resident, Joe W. Rowan, Jr., 67. Mr. Rowan was born in Medford, Oregon on February 25, 1945 and passed away at his home on September 2, 2012. Mr. Rowan served his country as a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1970 he moved to Taft and in 1976 he and his family settled in Maricopa. He had been employed for over 30 years by Sparkle Cleaners Mr. Rowan had been a member of the VFW and the Lions Club. He enjoyed fishing and loved the time spent with his family. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Caroline Rowan; his son and his wife, Joseph and Tina Rowan; his daughter, Katherine Rowen all of Maricopa; his seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Friends are invited to pay their respects on Monday from 3:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To convey condolences or sign an online register, please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com