Kenneth Rowles, 75, of Plymouth passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 24, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
Kenneth was born in Ashley on July 28, 1937, and was the son of the late George and Mary Cambell Rowles.
Kenneth was a U.S. Army
veteran, dutifully serving his time from 1955 until 1958.
Until his retirement in 2003, Kenneth was a longtime school bus driver for the Wyoming Valley West School District with Myers Bus Lines, ensuring that the children he loved always got to school safe.
Kenneth was an avid sportsman who loved fishing at Moon Lake with his grandson, Kenneth, for a large part of his later years.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, (Sarah) Dixie Lee Rowles; son, Kenneth Rowles Jr.; and brothers, George, Thomas, Robert, John and Joseph.
Surviving are his daughters, Sarah Coleman, Lee Park; Helen Mihalick, Larksville; Christine Bidding, Larksville; and Marilyn Bidding, Kunkle; grandson, Kenneth C., at home; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and sisters, Evelyn Morgan, Hazle O'Hare, Helen Wildes, Alice Crablo, Marimae Lavenda, Edie Aufiero, Edna Maldonado, Laura Gasper, Joann Hartley and Emily Rominski.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday from Williams-Hagen Funeral Home, 114 W. Main St., Plymouth, with the Rev. Gloria Jenkins officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday.