Philip M. Rowe

Philip M. Rowe

Philip M. Rowe, 71, of Newberry, died Friday, May 22, 2020 at Prisma Health Richland. Born on Nov. 5, 1948 in Newberry, he was the son of the late Wilson and Autry Brooks Rowe. Philip was a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He was a unique individual, a person with many friends, would do anything to help someone, but would also argue with anyone for the sake of arguing. He enjoyed playing golf and had a passion for travel, having seen all 50 states. He was a good friend of “Bubbas” and would always “Toast” a friend there. Philip is survived by his brother and his wife, James W. “Jim” and Mary Rowe of Louisville, KY; special cousins, Sandra Carr of Greenville, and Diann Holley of Ridge Spring; nephew, Ashley Rowe of Newberry; great nephew, Patrick Rowe; and a number of other cousins. A private family graveside service will be held at 10:30 Am Thursday, May 28, 2020 in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Those wishing to attend the service may do so by staying by your cars. After the service, you may acknowledge your attendance by driving past the family in the cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.whitakerfuneralhome.com. Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.
November 5, 1948 - May 22, 202011/05/194805/22/2020
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Philip M. Rowe, 71, of Newberry, died Friday, May 22, 2020 at Prisma Health Richland.Born on Nov. 5, 1948 in Newberry, he was the son of the late Wilson and Autry Brooks Rowe.Philip was a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserve.He was a unique individual, a person with many friends, would do anything to help someone, but would also argue with anyone for the sake of arguing. He enjoyed playing golf and had a passion for travel, having seen all 50 states. He was a good friend of “Bubbas...

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