History: David William Rowley

From ALL of your children  (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh alcorn, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn Rowley)… Children do not realize How deep a father’s love, how wise — They do not fully understand The strength that’s in his guiding hand. And yet he’s always held above […]

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A TRIBUTE TO A LOVING HUSBAND AND FATHER!!! When one has the opportunity to prepare a history such as this one for publication it becomes their privilege to include things that should be said but perhaps have not been. At this time , representing David William Rowley’s children (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph […]

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TO ALL MY CHILDREN (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh Grant, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn) — The raising of you children was a wonderful experience from babies to growing up and having families of your own. It has been an experience I will always remember with love […]

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GRANT (Grant Alcorn Rowley) — He was our last and he finished out our family just right. This little blond, blue eyed boy fit into our arms and our hearts in a way that helped to ease the hurt of losing our Sharon (Sharon Lee Rowley). His oldest brother, David (David Alcorn Rowley), was especially […]

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DAVID (David Alcorn Rowley) — I can remember that David was a cute little baby, too, as we took him and Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) to church. He was so full of life, even from the first. Someone told me when David was small that if I could channel that energy of his into the […]

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GRACE (Grace Harriet Rowley) — In my mind’s eye I can see Grace when she was just a small baby. She was such a pretty little thing with those big blue eyes and such rosy cheeks. All of her life she has had a beautiful complexion. When David (David Alcorn Rowley) came along Grace was […]

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LILLIAN (Lillian Alcorn) — She was a fine woman in so many ways. She was an excellent cook and used to fix us such good meals. She could keep a good house, too. She had a gift for sewing and could make clothes look really well. One winter she made nice shirts for all the […]

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POSTSCRIPT: I feel that I have passed over and failed to say some things I should have said. I want to pay a tribute to my first wife Lillian (Lillian Alcorn), the mother of my children (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh Alcorn, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn […]

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Oh yes, we had another grandchildren, Donna Diane (Donna Diane Smith), born to Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and Don (Donald Eugene Smith) on 27 September 1950. She was a cute little trick and she has always seemed to love her grandpa. We hadn’t been in Eureka long when they sent David’s (David Alcorn Rowley) body […]

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David (David Alcorn Rowley) was sent to Japan in 1949. He seemed to like it pretty well. He wrote nice letters home and sent pictures. Then he was sent to Korea in June of 1950 when the “Police Action” began there. On 16 July 1950 we received word that he was missing in action. This […]

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