Campus mourns passing of Aramark bartender John Rowlson

John Rowlson (right), a well-known bartender with Aramark, WCU’s food service partner, passed away Friday, Dec. 8.

A well-known member of the staff at Aramark, Western Carolina University’s food service partner, has passed away.

John Rowlson, 77, died Friday, Dec. 8, at The Homestead Hospice Home in Waynesville. Rowlson, who lived in Tuckasegee, worked in Aramark’s banquet and catering department and was a bartender at various functions. Per Rowlson’s request, no services are planned.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Jackson County or the David and Gracie Brown Scholarship for the Blind at Western Carolina University.

A full obituary can be viewed at this web page.