Reverend Gilbert Rowell: Obituary, Contact & Funeral Details, Consolences


The funeral service for Rev. Gilbert Rowell will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Clover ARP Church in Clover, SC.

Directions: Clover ARP Church
127 Kings Mountain St, Clover SC 29710


Rev. Barry Eller and Rev. Evan English will preside over the service.

The Rowells will greet friends after the service. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. -Ron France, Providence Church

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OBITUARY NOTICE: Rev. Gilbert H. Rowell

Rev. Gilbert Hitchcock Rowell, 60, of 126 Jamestowne Circle, Clover, SC died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, SC.

Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the Clover Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church with Rev. Evan English and Rev. Dr. Barry Eller officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Fellowship Hall.

Rev. Rowell was born April 15, 1951 in Louisville, GA to the Kathryn Hitchcock Rowell and the late Charles Walter Rowell, III. He was a graduate of Louisville Academy, Erskine College and Erskine Seminary. He had served as Pastor in Brighton, TN, Lancaster, SC and was the Pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church (Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synod), Gastonia, NC. Rev. Rowell also served on the board of World Witness and various committees of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synod.

Survivors are his wife Robin Dickson Rowell of Clover, SC; daughters Ruth Rowell of Clover, SC and Rebekah R. Reynolds (Cameron) of Rock Hill, SC; mother Kathryn H. Rowell of Due West, SC; brother Charles W. Rowell, IV (Martha) of August, GA; sister Kathryn R. Gordy (Johnny) of Louisville, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Providence Presbyterian Church (Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synod), 2850 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Online condolences may be made to

M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, SC is serving the family of Rev. Rowell.


Gilbert Rowell



  • Erskine Theological Seminary
    M. DIV
    1977 – 1980
  • Bachelor of Arts
    1972 – 1977

Gilbert’s Linkedin Public Profile

Tony Locke

Live in Gwinnett, GA next to Lake Lanier Islands. Married with four children. Pastored three churches over 18 years. Spent time serving as an Army Chaplain. Traveled in ministry to over 34 countries. B.A., M.A., M.Div., M.A.T.S., D.Min. BCC with NSC. Covering Georgia and upstate South Carolina

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