Archie G. Rowe
Published 6:44 am Monday, October 27, 2008
Mr. Archie Grey Rowe, age 80, a resident of 1661 Mill Road, Chocowinity, NC died Saturday October 25, 2008 at his home.
A funeral will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday October 28, 2008 at Trinity Episcopal Church of Chocowinity officiated by The Reverend Sonny Browne. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens of Washington. David Elks, Charlie Elks, Johnnie Lewis, Rabon Tripp, Hank Hamilton and Edmund Guthrie will serve as pallbearers.
Mr. Rowe was born in Beaufort County on August 8, 1928 son of the late Arnett Rowe and the late Mable Stubbs Rowe. He was a 1945 graduate of Aurora High School. Mr. Rowe married the former Emily “Jeannette” Elks on March 8, 1953 who survives. He was owner and operator of Archie Rowe Trucking until his retirement. Mr. Rowe was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.
Surviving along with Mr. Rowe’s wife Jeannette of the home are two daughters: Terri A. Rowe of Chocowinity and Dona S. Rowe of Washington; a son: Archie “Grey” Rowe, Jr. of Chocowinity; a brother: Jack A. Rowe of Chocowinity and five grandchildren: Travis A. Sheppard, Ashton G. Hamilton, Victoria B. Hamilton, Leah M. Rowe and Mason G. Rowe.
The family will receive friends 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Monday October 27, 2008 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and at other times at the home.
Flowers are welcome or the family kindly asks that any memorials be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 332, Chocowinity, NC 27817.
Mr. Rowe’s video tribute may be viewed and his online guestbook may be signed by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Rowe family.