HUBER HEIGHTS — James Rowland, age 85 of Huber Heights, Ohio passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton, surrounded by his closest family and friends. He professed his faith in Christ at an early age and was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Ewing, VA. James was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. He was an active member of the Brukner Society of Nature Carvers and the Dayton Carvers Guild. James is survived by wife, Wanda Rowland, sons, Rick Rowland and wife Vicki, Todd Rowland and wife Mary, three grandchildren, Amy Mullins, Shannon Cole and Chad Rowland, five great-grandchildren, his best friend Marvin Chadwell, and a host of friends. A private funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at Reece Funeral Home & Valley Chapel. Burial 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Jones Cemetery. Reece Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Please send donations in memory of James Rowland to Hospice of Dayton Foundation, 324 Wilmington Ave. Dayton, Ohio 45420. Please visit www.reecefh.com to send condolences or call 423-859-3651.
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