Richard E. Rowe

Published 8:02 am Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Richard E. Rowe, 97, died November 20, 2020. He was born in McVeigh, Kentucky on August 14, 1923 to Beckham Claude Rowe and Anna Mae Adkins Rowe.

He was a World War II veteran having served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He was predeceased by wife Marjorie M. Rowe, stepsons Thomas Reid Minton, James Gordon Minton and Foye Congleton (F.C.) Minton, grandson Thomas “Tommy” R. Minton Jr. and daughter-in-law Phyllis G. Minton.

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He is survived by daughters-in-law Joyce Minton of Diamondhead, MS and Armelle Minton of Wanchese, grandchildren Susan Simmons and husband Alan of Diamondhead, MS; Darlene Cormier and husband Kirk of Diamondhead, MS; Kimberly Minton of Camden; Kenneth Minton and wife Stephanie of Camden; Foye Minton and wife Ashley of Baltimore, MD; Sonni Minton of Greenville; Rachel Minton of Wanchese and Mitzy Minton of Richmond, VA and thirteen great-grandchildren.

At his request, no memorial service will be held at this time. Memorial donations can be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 1035 US Highway 17 S, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is assisting the family.