Posted: Tue 1:45 PM, Jul 16, 2013
Funeral Home: James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro
Thomas Allen Rowe Jr., 83, of Owensboro, died July 14, 2013, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.
He was born Jan. 15, 1930, in Elkhart, Ind., to the late Bernice Evangeline and Thomas A. Rowe Sr. For 24 years, he was co-owner and operator of Rowe Scrap Metals along with his son, Blake. He had been a member of First Presbyterian Church since 1955.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Nan Tompkins Rowe; sons, Blake Rowe Sr. (Janice Henry Rowe) of Owensboro and Brent Rowe (Libby Simon) of Bowling Green; grandchildren, Blake Rowe Jr. of Bloomington, Ind., and John Brent Rowe (Sara) of Maryville, Tenn.; great-grandchildren, Blake “Trey” Rowe III and Elizabeth Rowe; a brother, Samuel Charles Rowe (Carol) of Murietta, Calif.; several nieces and nephews; and an aunt, Margaret Kendall (Forest) of Nappanee, Ind.
Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Owensboro. There will be no visitation. James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to First Presbyterian Church, 1328 Griffith Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301 or to Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club, 3415 Buckland Square, Owensboro, KY 42301. Messages of condolence may be made at www.davisfuneralhome.com.