Rev. Joseph C. Rowe

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Rev. Joseph C. Rowe, 80, of Manchester, MD went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 1, 2015. Born September 7, 1934 in Bradshaw, WV, he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin Rowe and Bessie (Davis) Rowe. He was the loving husband of Leona Taylor Rowe, his wife of nearly sixty years. He was a member of Crosswind Church and had been a mentor of the MIP, mentoring young pastors. Rev. Rowe also served on the State Council for Church of God for 3 terms and was an Evangelism Board Member for several terms. He had been trustee for several years for the Church of God in Maryland and served on various financial Boards for the Church of God in Maryland.. He pastored the former Westminster Church of God from April 1972 - August 1976. Rev. Rowe went back into evangelism until 1983 when he resumed pastoring at Odenton Church of God until April 1997, when a stroke forced him to retire. He had previously retired from Western Electric in 1983. He enjoyed hunting with his son and grandson and close friends. For the last ten years he enjoyed daily Bible reading and prayer time while sitting on the porch with his wife overlooking their farmette. Surviving are sons, Harold Rowe and wife Brenda of Manchester, Scott M. Rowe and wife Donna of Northeast, MD; grandsons, Evan Rowe, Mitchell Rowe, Tyler Rowe, Shane Rowe; granddaughter, Erin E. Rowe; brother, Daniel Rowe of Waynesboro, VA. He was predeceased by siblings Ellen Taylor, Ruby Knight, Magdalene Ransom, Joanne Jones and Benny Franklin Rowe. Friends may call on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead, and one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015, 11:00 am at the Crosswind Church, 640 Lucabaugh Mill Road, Westminster, MD with Rev. David Sulcer officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Crosswind Church, 640 Lucabaugh Mill Road, Westminster, MD 21157.

Funeral Home
Eline Funeral Home
934 S Main St
Hampstead, MD 21074
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 3, 2015