C.D. “Delton” Rowton of Heavener, Oklahoma was born on October 14, 1933 to Wiley Richmond “Doc” and Rosie Lee (Lewis) Rowton in Heavener, Oklahoma and passed away March 26, 2020 in Poteau, Oklahoma at the age of 86.
He is survived by:
Darla Roberts and husband Rick of Pocola, Oklahoma
Deanna Rowton of Heavener, Oklahoma
Ricky Rowton and wife Dina of Pawnee, Oklahoma
Randy Rowton and wife Brenda of Heavener, Oklahoma
Danny Rowton and wife Merrie of Olathe, Kansas
Carlton Rowton of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Numerous loving nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, and many friends
Delton was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Juanita Rowton; one sister,Velma Jean Smith; and two brothers, Welton and Melton Rowton.
Delton was a longtime resident of the area and a retired Machine Operator for KCS Railroad. He was a longtime member and deacon of Heavener First Baptist Church. He also served as a dedicated volunteer with the Southern Baptist Convention Relief Team. Delton had a goal to travel to all 50 states, he accomplished that goal. He also displayed a massive Christmas Light display every year for everyone to enjoy. Delton was an avid OU Sooners and Dallas Cowboy fan. He loved to garden and enjoyed life to its fullest. Delton was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. Delton will be sorely missed by those who loved and admired him. His memory will be cherished by his family and friends.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the family will have a private graveside service at 10 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 at Heavener Memorial Park with Brother Sam Dyer officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers will be: His grandchildren
Honorary Pallbearers will be: John Summers, Gilly Dean Robinson, Doug Binns, and Mike Andrews.
Public viewing will be at Saturday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign Delton’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com