60 year old Ralph Rowlands of Dowelltown died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a machinist with Tenneco, a veteran of the United Kingdom Royal Corps of Signa and a member of the British Legion. He was also a member of the Church of England. The family has chosen direct cremation.A memorial service will be held Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Rowlands was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Georgina Cissie Rowlands; two brothers, Dick and John Rowlands; and a sister, Joan Salisbury. Survivors include his wife Shanna Diane Rowlands of Dowelltown. One son, Charlton Thomas Wilson of Jupiter, Florida. One brother, Victor and wife Michelle Rowlands of South Pittsburg and several nieces, nephews, and friends. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.