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Billy Rowland

September 11, 1974 ~ November 7, 2018 (age 44)

Billy Cheyenne Rowland, of Hustonville, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at his residence. He was 44.

Born on September 11, 1974, in Danville, Kentucky, he was a son of Vickie (Tom Collins) McDonald Rowland and the late Larry Rowland. Billy was an avid UK fan. He enjoyed playing cornhole, horseshoes and dancing. He loved spending time with his granddaughter. Billy was formerly a welder.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Ariel Hardesty of Danville; two sons, Austin (and Sam) Overstreet and Zachary Rowland, both of Hustonville; his partner, April Lawless of Hustonville; and four grandchildren, Camber, Haley, Trenton and Logan. He is also survived by a maternal grandmother, Mary Jo McDonald of Liberty; and a special nephew, Alex Lawless.

Billy is preceded in death by his parental grandparents, George and Helen Rowland; and a maternal grandfather, Freddie McDonald.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn officiating. Burial will follow in Thomas Ridge Cemetery. The family is requesting that everyone wear UK or blue clothing at the funeral, in honor of Billy.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday, November 9, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Richard Stratton, Tim Hadley, Phillip Patterson, Jason Brackett, Richard Crawley and Peewee Lawless. Honorary pallbearers will be Stephanie Key Estes, Tyler Patterson, Charles Lawless, Brian Crawley, Matt Crawley and Bobby Crawley.  

Arrangements for Mr. Billy Rowland are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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