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thomas a. rowe

Jan. 15, 1930 - July 14,2013

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Thomas Allen Rowe Jr., 83, of Owensboro, died Sunday, 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. Sr. Rowe.

For 24 years he was co-owner and operator of Rowe Scrap Metals, along with his son, Blake.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Nan Tompkins Rowe; sons Blake Sr. (Janice Henry) Rowe of Owensboro and Brent (Libby Simon) Rowe of Bowling Green, Ky.; grandchildren Blake Rowe Jr. of Bloomington, Ind., and John Brent (Sara) Rowe of Maryville, Tenn.; great-grandchildren Blake III and Elizabeth Rowe; brother Samuel Charles (Carol) Rowe of Murietta, Calif.; several nieces and nephews; and aunt Margaret (Forest) Kendall of Nappanee, Ind.

There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 19, at First Presbyterian Church in Owensboro.

James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 1328 Griffith Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301 or to Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club, 3415 Buckland Square, Owensboro, KY 42301.

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