Sgt. Charles H. Rowe was born in Louisville, KY on August 2, 1960. Charles was the fifth child of the late James Houston Rowe and Ruby Frances Rowe. Charles was preceded in death by his brothers, James “Butch” Rowe and Chester Rowe.
Charles departed this life on Monday, February 18, 2019 at his home after a valiant battle against cancer.
Charles confessed his faith in Jesus Christ later in life and was baptized by his father-in-law, the late Bishop Fred Scott, Sr.
Charles proudly served his country for eight years in the United States Army and was a dedicated employee of Home Depot for at least 10 years.
Charles’s life will be fondly remembered and celebrated by: his daughter, Ashley Ruby-Marie Rowe; his son, Anthony Javaris Rowe; his friend and former wife, Sherry Rowe, all of Suffolk, VA; three brothers, Albert Rowe (Cora) of Tacoma, WA, Reggie Rowe (Lora Ann) of Houston, TX and Robert Rowe of Pearland, TX; one sister, Marcia Rowe of Rosharon, TX; four sisters-in-law, Joyce Rowe (Butch), Veronica Rowe (Chester), Joanne Rowe (Chester) and Sherrie Rowe (Robert); two dear friends, Ms. Randi McGowan and Mrs. Pearl Fitzpatrick; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A visitation is scheduled on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a service to celebrate his life at 12:00 p.m. Both events will take place at the chapel of Carnes Funeral Home, 1102 Indiana Street in South Houston, TX 77587. 713-943-2500. www.carnesfuneralhome.com. All memorials may be sent to the funeral home. Mr. Rowe will be interred at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.