Carl Rowe

Carl G. Rowe, 80, of Winfield, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 20, 2020, at William Newton Hospital.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Miles Funeral Service. Burial will follow at Rose Valley Cemetery.

Visitation with family is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at the funeral home.

Memorials have been established in Carl’s name for the Forever 7 Rodeo Association and for the Cowley County Humane Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at

Born Oct. 13, 1939, in Winfield, Carl was a son of David Duane and Sylvia Rose (Huff) Rowe. He was raised and educated in Winfield.

From an early age, Carl fell in love with the rodeo. He travelled the country, riding bulls from California to New York, including events at Madison Square Garden. He was a member of many rodeo associations and rode bulls on many rodeo circuits. Carl worked for Sonny Henderson when he wasn’t rodeoing.

He was a member of Millington Street Baptist Church. Carl also enjoyed reading, animals, spending time with his nephews and nieces, and giving advice and lessons to others on the sport of bull riding.

In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Rowe; three sisters, Nelda Crouse, Norma Jean Asbury and JoAnn Sutton; and a nephew, Larry Asbury.

His family includes his nieces, Raylene Mattocks (Bob), Linda Gotthard (Richard), Carolyn Bruner (Mark), and Brenda Asbury (Scott); nephews, Roger Sutton (Pam), Mitch Sutton, and Darrell Sutton (Terry); and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

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