Brian J. Rowan, 48, of Southside, Ala., died on Monday, April 8, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital in Athens, Ala.
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Born Wednesday, May 6, 1964, in Gadsden, Ala., he was the son of Retha June Reyer Mayo. He spent most of his life in the Gadsden area and was an avid Alabama football and NASCAR fan. He was sweet and kind and always had a smile for all. He was a decorated Navy veteran.
Survivors include his mother, June and Jerry Mayo of Southside, Ala.; two aunts, Joan Minor and Sandra Bateson, both of Ardmore, Ala.; and several cousins from the Ardmore area.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Ala., with Bro. Tim Diggs and Bro. Larry Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, Ala.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ardmorechapel.com.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Apr. 9, 2013