He was born and reared in Chester County the son of the late Carlos Lee and Altie Lee Marcle Rowland. He attended Chester County Schools. He worked at Quality Mfg. for eight years and then worked in the timber business. He worked fourteen years in maintenance as a painter at Western State Mental Hospital in Bolivar until he retired in 1988.
He is survived by his wife, Gearldeen Garner Rowland of Henderson; four sons, Randall Rowland, Jr. and his wife Debra of Lexington, Freddie Rowland and wife Rhonda of Henderson, Rodney Rowland and wife Betty of Henderson and Jerry Rowland and wife Helen of Henderson; a daughter, Cindy Bennett and husband Ricky of Henderson; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Cathy Steen of Selmer and Audrey Bissete of TX and a brother, Milburn Rowland of Selmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Alfas Rowland and a sister, Carlene Grantham.