Jim Rowell

Jim Rowell passed away Monday after a long battle with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD).

Jim was raised in Naples, FL and graduated from the University of Florida in 1982. He was employed with McDonald's Corporation for 28 years. Survivors include his wife Marise Cotton-Rowell and daughter Crystal of Bozeman, MT; mother Sandra Gail Amaral of Palmetto, FL; mother-in-law Salie Cotton of Panama City; and brother-in-law Allen Cotton of Panama City.

A memorial service will be held in Jim's honor at Tree Lakes Resort Clubhouse in Palmetto, FL at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the James C. Rowell Jr. Memorial Fund at Wells Fargo Bank, P.O. Box 370, Bozeman Montana, 59771-0370. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.DahlCares.com .
Published in Panama City News Herald on Nov. 4, 2012