FORT MILL, S.C. - Mr. William Arthur Rowe, Jr., 75, of East Elliott Street, died Wednesday, January 22, 2003, at Carolina Care Center in Cherryville, N.C. A memorial service was held 3 p.m., Saturday at the Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill. A native of Augusta, Mr. Rowe was the son of the late William A. Rowe and Josephine A. Rowe. He attended Richmond Military Academy and was a U.S. Navy veteran of WW II. Mr. Rowe moved to Fort Mill in 1971. He was owner of Rowe Auto Supply, Inc. Mr. Rowe was the widower of Billie Gay ODaniel Rowe. Surviving are three sons, James A. Rowe of Ocean Springs, Miss., Richard A. Rowe of Rock Hill and W. Daniel Rowe of Fort Mill; one daughter, Melanie Rowe Smith of Shelby, N.C.; four grandchildren, Courtney Rowe Green, Christopher J. Rowe, William A. Rowe III, and Ansley E. Rowe; and one great-grandchild, Corbin J. Green. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 26, 2003