2009-12-03 / Obituaries

Gary E. Rowles

Fort Littleton, 68

Gary E. Rowles, 68, Fort Littleton, died Wednesday, November 25, 2009, at home.

Born July 8, 1941, in Amberson, Pa., he is the son of Esther Wilson Rowles of Amberson and the late Bryan Rowles.

He retired in 2004 from the insurance industry. He was a member of Burnt Cabins Independent Church, Burnt Cabins Civil Association and Burnt Cabins Cemetery Association.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife, Shirley J. Miller Rowles, whom he married October 22, 1962; two children: Carla Deshong and husband Doug of Burnt Cabins and Angela Biesecker and husband Randy of Chambersburg; four grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren; a brother, Bill Rowles, and wife Terry of Amberson; two sisters: Mary June Campbell and husband Jim of Doylesburg; and Doris Campbell and husband Ralph of Doylesburg; an uncle, Gamble Wilson of Dry Run, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services were held in Burnt Cabins.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton County Home Nursing Agency, 761 Fifth Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or Burnt Cabins Independent Church, Great Cove Road, Burnt Cabins, PA 17215.

Agett-Geisel Funeral Home, Dry Run, was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneralhome.com.

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