Cover photo for Delmar Rowan's Obituary
Delmar Rowan Profile Photo
1922 Delmar 2017

Delmar Rowan

August 9, 1922 — May 24, 2017

Delmar Friel Rowan, 94 of Cowen, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Louis A. Johnson Medical Center Extended Care Facility in Clarksburg.

Born August 9, 1922 in Buckhannon, Delmar was the son of the late Arthur and Susan Friel Rowan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Rita Seabolt Rowan and a host of brothers and sisters.

Delmar was a United States Navy Veteran, a member of the Odd Fellows of Cowen, and the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing and working with his hands.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons Richard (wife Carol) Rowan and Charles (ex-wife Shirley) rowan, both of Cowen; granddaughters Christy Bragg, Melissa Cutlip, Tammy Holcomb, Lisa Parton, and Laura Hash; 12 great-grandchildren; sister Edna Burford of PA; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

Services to celebrate Delmar’s life will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen, with the Rev. Keith Williams officiating. Burial with graveside Military Honors will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Cowen.

Friends may join the family for visitation one hour prior to the funeral service.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Adams-Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Rowan family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Delmar Rowan, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 15

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree