Potter Funeral Home, Inc.
(March 1, 1929 - June 27, 2012)
Raymond Rowlett of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of West Liberty, KY, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Westminster Village North, Indianapolis, IN, at the age of 83 years, 3 months, and 26 days. He was born on Friday, March 1, 1929, at Page, KY, a son of the late Dexter Marvin & Millie (Brooks) Rowlett.
Raymond was united in marriage to Laura Jean Pursifull. This union was blessed with a son, Brooks. Raymond was a United States Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War. As long as his health permitted, he was a faithful member of the West Liberty First Baptist Church since 1972. He served as the song leader, music director, and secretary. He was a member of the West Liberty Lions Club and served as President from 1979 – 1980. He retired from Morgan County ARH as the Hospital Administrator serving from 1972 – 1994.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Rowlett on August 23, 1996.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Brooks & Melody Rowlett of Indianapolis, IN; one grandson, Alan Rowlett of Richmond, VA; one sister, Juanita Parrott of Middlesboro, KY; a sister-in-law, Bessie Davis of Romulus, MI; two step grandchildren, Nathan Fish of Lynn, IN & Daniel & Grace Selsor of Arlington, WA; three step great grandchildren, Loralei, Morrigan, & Seanus; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend Becky Cook, whom took it upon herself to adopt him as a grandfather.
Funeral service 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2012 at the Potter Funeral Home with Bro. David Cook officiating. Visitation from 6 – 8 p.m., Sunday at the Potter Funeral Home. He will be taken to Arnett & Steele Funeral Home in Pineville, KY for visitation on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at the Greenhills Memorial Gardens, Middlesboro, KY.
Pallbearers: Family & Friends.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donation be sent to:
Morgan County Relief Fund of the ARH Foundation, for employees of the Morgan County Hospital that Mr. Rowlett was administrator of, who lost homes and possessions in the March 2, 2012 tornado (the day after his birthday) http://www.arhfoundation.org/ways_to_give/make_an_online_donation.aspx
Specify the Morgan County Relief Fund
The National Parkinson's Foundation: http://www.parkinson.org/How-to-Help/Donation-Options.aspx
First Baptist Church P.O. Box 321 West Liberty, KY 41472