Mickey Don Rowell

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Mickey Don Rowell

November 04, 1938 - October 30, 2018

Mickey Don Rowell, 79, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, just 5 short days of his 80th Birthday.

A Graveside Service will be 2:00pm Saturday Nov. 3, 2018 at Duncan Municipal Cemetery with his nephew, Rev. Billy Rowell officiating. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.

The family will visit with friends at the funeral home Friday Nov. 2nd from 5:00 to 7:00pm.

Mickey was born Nov. 4, 1938 in Comanche, Oklahoma to Ethyl (Ledford) and Cecil Boyd Rowell. He graduated from Comanche High School, Comanche, Oklahoma. He married the love of his life, June Jennings, on Feb. 3, 1961 in Duncan.

Mickey spent his entire working career at one company, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, where he was promoted to Western Division Manager of Equipment and Materials.

He was an avid fan of Oklahoma University Football and was a season ticket holder for 35 years. He enjoyed golfing, cooking, fishing, hunting and traveling. His favorite vacation spot was Ruidoso, NM. Most of all, Mickey enjoyed the time spent with his family. He loved cooking Holiday meals with his daughter and was well known for his special oyster dressing.

Survivors include his wife, June Rowell of the home; a son, Rickey Don Rowell and wife Jami of Duncan and a daughter, Vicki Dee Ross and husband Barry of Ardmore, Oklahoma; a brother, Bill Rowell of Comanche, Oklahoma; five grandchildren: Brandi Cockrell and husband KC, Cody Don Rowell and wife Alyssa, Ross Rowell, Casy Rowell and wife Jayden and Skylar Ross; four great-grandchildren plus one on the way; and other loving family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ethyl and Cecil Rowell.

Honorary Pallbearers are Grandchildren and Golfing Buddies.

Donations can be made to the Oklahoma Heart Association or any charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com
Published on November 2, 2018
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Mike Phillips
Nov 04, 2018
I'm so sorry for your loss. Peace and love to you my friends.
Bo McEntire
Nov 02, 2018
Mickey lived across the creek from me and we spent many days digging tunnels and damning up the creek. I won't mention the BB gun battles. He was a special friend.
Billy Kinder
Nov 02, 2018
My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. Mickey was a dear friend and beloved classmate from the first grade all the way through school. He will be missed!