Arthur Art Rowland Sr., 58

June 18, 2009

NOV. 19, 1950-JUNE 17, 2009

WILLIAMSPORT -- Arthur Art Rowland Sr., 58, of Williamsport, Md., died Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.

Born Nov. 19, 1950, in Hagerstown, he was son of the late John Wilson and Pearl Elizabeth Stevens Rowland.

He was a 1968 graduate of Williamsport High School.

He was employed by General Motors until retiring in 2005.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a member of the Potomac Fish & Game Club.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Becky Speaker Rowland of Williamsport; son, Art Rowland Jr. and wife, Lori, of Hagerstown; son, Earl Rowland and wife, Amy, of Mercersburg, Pa.; grandson, Casey Rowland of Smithsburg, Md.; granddaughter, Marlaina Blank of Mercersburg, Pa.; sister, Nancy Lewis of Hagerstown; sister, Doris Elliott of Hagerstown; sister, Donna Martin of Coseytown, Pa.; sister, Rosalie Baker of Williamsport; sister, Dollie Hose of Clear Spring, Md.; sister, Carol Parks of Conway, S.C.; sister: Carolyn Binkley of Williamsport; brother, John Rowland Jr. of Williamsport; brother, Patrick Rowland of Hagerstown; brother: Teddy Rowland of Williamsport; brother, Steve Rowland of Williamsport; brother, Jack Rowland of Williamsport; and many nieces and nephews.


The family will receive friends Thursday, June 18, 2009, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The funeral home will be open Thursday after 1 p.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 19, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, with the Rev. Robert V. Robinson officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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