Mr. Rowe was born July 26, 1936 and was a son of the late Gillette and F. C. Rowe. He served in the South Carolina National Guard and was a charter member of the Joanna Fire Department Est. in 1966. He retired from Greenwood Mills. He was a loyal member of the Joanna Men’s Club.
He is survived by a granddaughter, Elizabeth Burns and her husband Tony of the home; two daughters, Starr (Terry) Chilton of Joanna, Angie Rowe of Joanna; a son, David Michael “Mike” Rowe of Clinton. He was a proud Papa to Amy (Steve) Chilton Hill, Joshua (Jennifer) Chilton, Tonya (Steven) Aria, Stacy (Richard) Collins and a Great-Papa to Taylor, Shane, Matthew, Austin, Seth, Chase, Colton, Adynn, Cali, Ashton, Kyrrah, Chloe, Jax, Francie, Kaden and Cole; and sister, Paulette Edmonds of Joanna.
In addition to his wife of 45 years, Mr. Rowe was predeceased by brother and sister in-law Terry and Shirley Rowe and brother in-law Clayton Edmonds and Mother in-law Lucille Brewer.
Funeral Services will be conducted Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Pinelawn Memory Garden Mausoleum Chapel by Mr. Buddy Bridges. The family will receive friends prior to the service in the Mausoleum Chapel from 2 to 3 PM.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.grayfuneralhome.com
Gray Funeral Home of Clinton