August 18, 1949 – May 18, 2021
Mitchell Lee Rowland, 71, of Peachtree City, Georgia, died after a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
Mitch was born on August 18, 1949, in Concord, North Carolina to working parents, Egbert and Isabelle. Mitch graduated from East Rowan High School in 1967 and accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated in 1971 and was commissioned as an Ensign.
Mitch enjoyed golf with his friends, traveling, spending time at Lake
Martin and quality time with his family.
Mitch was preceded in death by his father, Egbert.
He is survived by his mother, Isabelle (Salisbury, North Carolina), his wife Carole, and his two sons Mark (Tiffany) and Scott (Briana), his sisters Ann Smith (Randall) of Gold Hill, North Carolina, and Beth Benedetto (Vince) of Salisbury, North Carolina. He also adored his five grandchildren Katie Grace, Cason, Tara, Ford, and Kira. He was loved by his nieces, nephews and grandnieces, and grandnephews.