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