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Owen "Butch" D. Rowe, Jr.

August 4, 1951 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 69)


Owen D. “Butch” Rowe, Jr., age 69 years, of Stearns, Kentucky, husband of Faye (Keith) Rowe, died Monday, February 8, 2021 at his home.

He was born in Garden City, Kansas on August 4, 1951 the son of Owen D. and Elsie (Bradenburger) Rowe. Butch had been plant manager at ABC, owner of The Roost, and was of the Methodist Faith. He enjoyed riding his Harley, hunting just to be in the outdoors for the comradery, Poker Runs, but most especially spending time with his family.

His parents, second mother, Maudie Rowe; brother, Craig Rowe; and sister, Joyce Hole precede him in death. 

Survivors include his wife, Faye (Keith) Rowe, whom he married  January 15, 1984; son, Michael DeWayne Rowe (Jacqueline) of Colorado; daughters, Connie Marie Tendler (Mitch) of Colorado, Elizabeth Ashley Slaven (Victor) of Strunk, Kentucky, and Rachel Kathleen Rowe (Sean) of Colorado; special daughter, Maike Brassel of Germany; brother, Bruce Rowe (Rose) of Oklahoma; sisters, Janice Herndon (Tim), Penny (Rowe) Andrasek) and JoDe Apple (Jim) all of Kansas, and Beverly Yeager (Curtis) of Missouri; grandchildren: Braydon Rowe, Emma Grace Rowe, Sarah Tendler, Slade Slaven, Daxton Slaven, June Murphy, and Jolie Murphy; and special nieces, nephews, and numerous friends.

Funeral services will be held 1pm Friday, February 12, 2021 at the McCreary County Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Eagle Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6pm Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the Funeral Home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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February 11, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

Funeral Service
February 12, 2021

1:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

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