Rowen Widdowson

Born: Sun., Oct. 10, 1954
Died: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018


Graveside Service

9:30 AM Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Location: Strickland Cemetery


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Rowen “JR” Widdowson, 64 of rural Ashland passed away Friday December 14, 2018 peacefully at

home, made possible by an amazing dedicated caring groups of aides and nurses.  Rowen was born

October 10, 1954 in Lakewood the youngest child of Charles L. and Helen E. (Walker) Widdowson.

He grew up on a family farm on Root Road Columbia Station and graduated 1974 from Columbia

High and had been active in 4-H and FFA.  Rowen moved to the Ashland area in 1986 when he

purchased a farm in Vermillion Twp.  He farmed and worked for neighboring farms, Nagle

Manufacturing Co. and American Wood Products.  He was a member of the Ashland Co. Farm

Bureau.  JR enjoyed the hay sales, tractor pulls and the tractor shows.

Rowen is survived by a brother, Roger (Mary) Widdowson of Millers Creek, NC and a son, Dylan

Widdowson of Loudonville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Ruth Widdowson.

Graveside services will be 9:30 AM Thursday December 20, 2018 at Strickland Cemetery in

Vermillion Twp. with Pastor Kenneth Hammontree officiating.  There will be no calling hours.

Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville assisted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hayesville - Vermillion Fire Department 8 High Street

Hayesville, OH 44838.

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