Edgar Rowland Jr.

Edgar “Jr.” Rowland Jr., age 95, of Martin, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at his residence. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today (Thursday), at East Side Cemetery in Martin with Bro. Eddie Hutchins officiating, and Military Honors with the U.S. Navy. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home in Martin. Rowland was retired from Reelfoot Packing Company and was a United States Navy veteran. He is survived by his daughter, Donna Perry of Dresden; two grandchildren, Brent (Katie) Perry of Dresden and Shannon (Richard) Null; one great-grandchild, Morgan Vincent; and one great-great-grandchidld, Madelyn Rodgers. Rowland was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Dunn Rowland; his son, Eddie Rowland; a sister, Elizabeth Powers; and his parents, Ed and Eula Green Rowland. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.

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