ROWE, JOE, 86
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Alachua - Joe Rowe, 86, of Alachua passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Gainesville Health Care Center. Joe was a Pentecostal pastor. He was also considered a "Jack of all Trades", working in construction, operating heavy equipment, and security guard. Joe never met a stranger and was a friend to everyone. He was considered a wonderful caretaker to his family and friends.
Joe is survived by his wife Evelyn, sons Randy Stokes and Wallace Joe Rowe; daughters, Barbara Knowles, Diane Heflin, Betty Schaupp, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.
Funeral services for Mr. Rowe will be held Monday, February 25, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Forest Meadows Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Hague Community Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 3:00pm-5:00pm on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Forest Meadows Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Home and Cemeteries, 725 NW 23rd Ave. Gainesville, FL 32609 (352) 378-2528. Please sign Joe's guestbook at
Forest Meadows Funeral Home and Cemeteries
725 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609
Published in Gainesville Sun from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, 2013