With a motto of “On the Water, and on the Move!” Rowlett offers its residents a high quality of life. The city’s lifestyle amenities include popular community events, a thriving dining scene and great outdoor recreation on the 22,000-acre Lake Ray Hubbard and numerous parks.
Ray and Shirley Kneggs moved here 50 years ago and say they’ve seen many changes.
“When we moved here, we thought we were in the country,” Ray Kneggs says. “Rowlett has grown a lot and it still has a lot going for it — the parks, the lake, the utilities and the roads. It’s a wonderful place to live, and I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.”
Kneggs, owner of A Ray Kneggs Electric Company and Kneggs Investment Properties, says Lake Ray Hubbard was newly impounded when the couple first moved to Rowlett. They now have three children, six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren who all enjoy the lake and living nearby.
“You just don’t get 16 miles of lake shoreline in many cities,” he says.