Neil E. Rowe, 93, of Hendersonville died quietly in his sleep on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 while at his home.
A native of Chicago, IL, he was a son of the late Eugene and Martha McMillan Rowe. He was also preceded in death by his son, Stephen Rowe; sister, Jeanette Bristow; and brother, Louis Rowe.
Neil served his country in the US Army during WWII in the 555th Engineers while stationed in Europe. He was later employed with W. B. Saunders Co. before retiring in 1986 and moving to Hendersonville in 1988. He enjoyed square-dancing, golfing, and travelling.
He leaves behind his wife of 68 years, Joanne Rowe; sons, Scott Rowe (Vicky) of Roswell, GA and Richard Rowe (Lorie) of Fort Myers, FL; grandchildren, Eric, David, Jordan, Logan and Morgan; great-granddaughter, Macie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Carolina Village Endowment Fund, 600 Carolina Village Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792.