Marion “Bub” Rowney II, 81, died Thursday evening, March 6, 2014, in Fort Worth.
Graveside service is 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, at New Hope Cemetery in Azle. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Born to Marion and Marie Rowney on Sept. 12, 1932, in Weatherford, Marion was nicknamed “Bubba” by his Grandpa Rowney and his siblings but it was eventually shortened to Bub. Bub was a dancer. He enjoyed dancing to country and western music but was also known to boogie woogie, too. Family and faith were very important to Bub. He said prayers daily and enjoyed spending time with his family. Bub lived his life in the Fort Worth and Weatherford areas. He moved to Poolville in 1966 and raised his family here.
Bub leaves behind his loving partner and wife of almost six years, Pauline Tiner; sons, Billy Rowney and wife Beth, M.D. Rowney III and wife, Gina; daughter, Marilyn Johnson and husband, Bruce; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Ada Merle Carr, Betty Hulsey and husband, Daniel, and Barbara White and husband, Grady; and brothers, Gene Timms and wife, Judy, and Dale Ray Timms and wife, Becky.
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel