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Harold Cyrus Rowland Jr.

November 7, 1936 ~ June 21, 2022 (age 85)

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Harold Cyrus Rowland Jr., 85, of Morehead City, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Crystal Coast Hospice House.

Harold was born on November 7, 1936, in Des Moines, Iowa, to the late Harold and Althea Rowland. After graduating from high school, he honorably served in the United States Army. Harold continued his education at the University of Tennessee where he earned a bachelor's degree in Economics.

Loving the outdoors, Harold loved the ocean and enjoyed bird watching, especially pelicans. He was a great sportsman, including fishing, an intense game of tennis and great round of golf. Harold will be remembered as a loving husband of 25 years, and a devoted father and grandfather.

He is survived by his loving wife, Helen Rowland; sons, Brian Rowland of Canada, Craig Rowland and wife Kendall of New Zealand, and Keith Rowland of Maryland; stepdaughter, Virginia Wall and husband David of Washington DC; brother, David Rowland and wife Joanne of Raleigh; and grandchildren, Keaton Rowland, Abigail Rowland, Vaughn Rowland, Austin Rowland, Connor Rowland, Alex Wall and Zack Wall.    

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Crystal Coast Hospice House, P.O. Box 640, Newport, NC 28570.

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Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.

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