January 18, 1941 - January 17, 2017
Daniel B. (Dan) Rowles, 75, of Eastlake, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 17, 2017. Born January 18, 1941, Dan was a life- long resident of Lake County, Ohio.
Dan is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nona, his mother Charlotte Conger, sons Daniel V. (Kim) and Lynn Rowles and daughters Elaine (Brian) Garrison and Laurie (Scott) Gilbert; grandchildren Daniel M. (Chrissy), Leah (Vince) Capp, Kaleigh Trowbridge, Marie (Kyle) Blum, Emily (Phil) Trimble, Dustin (Marissa) Gilbert, Collin, Dakota, Ian and Erin Gilbert; great grandchildren Lexi and Daniel P. Rowles, Kim Rowles-Blum, Emma and Paisley Blum, Olivia Trimble and nephew Brian (Amy) Cimas. Dan was a loving and supportive father, grandfather and friend to all.
Dan loved hunting and fishing and was an avid outdoorsman. He had a passion for firearms and enjoyed repairing and restoring antique guns and bayonets. He enjoyed spending time with family, walks in the local parks, movies and reading.
Dan was a machinist who retired from Euclid Spring Co. in Wickliffe, Ohio. He had a knack for fixing just about anything and was always there to help family or friends with household projects or mechanical things. Dan was a person who could be called upon day or night to help a friend or loved one.
A special thank you to the many wonderful people at Hospice for their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice Of The Western Reserve-David Simpson Hospice House at 300 E 185th St, Cleveland, OH 44119.
Private family services will be held at a future date