Our father, Lloyd Rowray, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at the age of 93. Cedar Memorial will handle funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with a visitation prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m.
Dad lived a happy life and brought joy to all he met, always joking and teasing those around him. Dad was a very hardworking and proud man. He worked at the Cedar Rapids school system for 46 years. He was a World War II Navy veteran.
He is survived by his four children, Lynn (Bob) Richards of Cedar Rapids, Janie (Bob Hagist) Townsend of Hiawatha, Wendy (Bill) Voss of Walford and Steve Rowray of Cedar Rapids; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Dick and Jack; and sisters, Bessie McCright, Murtle Hyjeck, Shirley Wiggins, Lora Crawford and Susy Kent, all of Cedar Rapids.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Wanda (McQueen); brothers, Maynard, Norman and Victor; sister, Mary Louise; and grandson, Ira Mark.
Memorials may be made to Dementia Society of America. Online condolences may be left at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.