Reid L. Rowland was born Jan. 10, 1944, to Gigs and Reba Rowland of Hennessey. He died Fri., Nov. 14, 2016, in Midland, Texas. Reid attended school in Hennessey and Marshall before enlisting in the Navy on his 18th birthday. He served eight years in the Navy, including three tours in Vietnam. Reid was a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association; he specialized in riding Bulls and Bareback Broncs. He lived most of his adult life in Texas, which he loved, but he remained a lifelong Oklahoma Sooner fan. Reid was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Diane. Diane died, also in Midland, on Sept. 2, 2016. He is survived by his sister, Nina, who lives in Lincoln County, Okla.