Morris "Gene" Rowden, 90, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021. Gene was born in Brownfield, Texas to Johnny Carrol Rowden and Azrue Pickett.
Gene was a resident of San Angelo for 55 years. He was in the Air Force and served as a Chief Master Sergeant for 30 years. He also served as the President of Board of Directors for First Community Credit Union. One of many of his hobbies included collecting stamps for more than 65 years. Gene was a member of the Lions Club for 55 years and also served as the President for many years.
Gene is preceded in death by his wife, Syble Glyndola and his son, Michael Rowden.
Survivors include his children, Boyd Rowden, Brett Rowden and wife Patricia; grandchildren, Jason Rowden, Matt Reel, Caitlin Mocchetti, Michelle Rowden; great-grandchildren Camry Reel and William Reel; brother, Lee Dale Rowden.
Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/ Sherwood Way.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the East Angelo Lions Club.