MYRTLE BEACH, SC James Michael Rowe, 69, formerly of York, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at his home in Myrtle Beach. He was the husband of Janet (Minor) Rowe. Jim was a member of York High School's Class of '62, was elected to the Big 33 Football Team, and received a football scholarship to the University of Maryland. He entered the United States Army where he became a drill sergeant serving in Vietnam, Germany, and other U.S. bases. His military awards include the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. He retired to York in 1986 and later moved to Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was the son of the late James G. Rowe and Helen O. Rowe, and brother of the late Richard E. Rowe. In addition to his wife, Janet, he leaves a brother, Terry L. Rowe of Murrells Inlet, S.C. Funeral services will be held in South Carolina.
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 16, 2014