Don Rowden, age 74, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. Don was born on August 28, 1944, in Iberia to the late Almon and Mable C. (Curtman) Rowden. Don was married to Donna S. (Dixon) Rowden. She survives of their home in Dixon Don was a member and baptized at the New Salem Baptist Church in Dixon. He was a longstanding member of the Operating Engineers Union Local 513. He enjoyed hunting and fishing but, most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Don is survived by: two daughters, Renee Shadow and her husband Roy of Dixon and LaWanda Pritchett and her husband Kevin of Dixon; three grandchildren, Shelbe Simone, Matthew Pritchett, and Dillan Pritchett; five great-grandchildren, Brandon and Marie Simone and Zoey, Eli, and Sadie Pritchett; two brothers, Bill Rowden of Dixon and Jerry Rowden of Harrisonville; two sisters, Beulah Humphrey of Florissant and Virginia Carroll of Vienna; and dog Skeeter as well as many extended family members and friends. He is preceded in death by one brother, Clifford Ray Rowden and three sisters, Lillie Barton, Helen Riemensnider, and Eula Rotter. Graveside services will take place at a later date in the Wheeler Cemetery.