Utah – Thad Rowley, one of Rowleys Red Barn owners passed away after a battle with cancer on February 11, 2023. Rowleys Red Barn released a statement on their official Facebook page on Friday, February 17, 2023. Thad was described as a pillar of the business and a leader in the Rowleys Red Barn family. Their farming operations fell under his care and he was excellent at what he did.
It saddens us to let you know that one of our owners, Thad Rowley, passed away last week after a battle with cancer. Thad was a pillar of our business and a leader in our family. Our farming operations fell under his care and he was excellent at what he did. Thad took great pleasure and worked very hard to grow good quality fruit and loved seeing our customers enjoy the literal fruits of his labors. It is impossible to be on the farm and not see his influence everywhere. He treated everyone with respect and kindness. He had many friends and was liked by all who associated with him, perhaps none more so than those with whom he worked every day. Thad’s greatest legacy, however, has nothing to do with fruit, it was his faith and his family. He was a good son, a loving husband, a wonderful father, and the best older brother. We love and miss him!
Who was Thad Rowley?
As the oldest of Philip and Shirley Rowley’s eight kids, Thad was born on March 11, 1974. His parents were very fond of him and were filled with happiness as they saw him grow up to be a brilliant man. Thad was a great elder sibling. He set an exemplary example for his brothers, setting them on a path of righteousness and honor. On June 25, 1997, Thad wed his love Tami Lynn Martineau in the Manti Temple. Together, they have 6 sons: Jason (Amelia), Jared, David, Daniel, Dallin, and James, all of whom they adore deeply. In July, they will welcome a grandchild, which makes them happy.
To Thad, his family was everything. He had a great affection for Tami, and he always put her first. He was happiest when Tami was by his side, and they spent a lot of time together. Nothing made Thad happier than seeing his sons develop into upright young men because he was so proud of them. He cherished his time with them, and his sons were his closest companions.
Thad had a significant impact on his brothers’ families. His brothers cared deeply about him; they shared a unique kinship and often worked, served, and socialized together. His extended family has someone to look up to and follow thanks to his gentle leadership and caring example. He always had time for encouraging words or fun conversations with his nieces and nephews.
Thad had a passionate testimony for the gospel of Jesus Christ and a deep love for his Savior. During his life, he committed himself to serve the Lord in a variety of ways. He cherished serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hungary, Budapest mission because he liked missionary work. Thad cherished his time spent serving the Hungarian people. He utilized his cherished missionary memories to motivate his siblings and sons to go on missions.
Thad Rowley Funeral Arrangements
A viewing will be held on Friday, February 17, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, February 18, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2023. The viewing and funeral services will be held at the Santaquin Stake Center at 45 S 500 W in Santaquin. The dedication of the grave will directly follow the funeral service at the Santaquin City Cemetery.
Here is a link to the obituary. https://www.brownfamilymortuary.com/obituaries/thad-rowley
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