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Kenneth Gail Rowley

August 18, 1927 ~ February 14, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Kenneth Gail Rowley, 93, of Florence, passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021. He was born in Flint, MI to the late Merle W. and Anna Ruth Emons Rowley.  He is also predeceased by his wife, Myrtle Virginia Newton Rowley and his two sons, Charles Rowley, Howard Curtis, Jr.; and one sister, Geraldine Campbell.

Mr. Rowley was a member of our country’s greatest generation having served his country in the US Army during WWII.  He was retired from Union Carbide as a Tool & Die Supervisor. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church.  He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans and a former member of the American Legion.  He loved travelling. 

He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Jeffcoat and Nancy (Freddie) Harrelson; one sister, Dorothy (Bob) Jobson; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

A funeral service directed by Cain Calcutt Funeral Home will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at First Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 4:00 PM at the church just prior to the service.  Interment with military honors will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, February 19, 2021, in the Florence National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Free Will Baptist Church,2624 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29501.

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 18, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
First FWB Church
2624 W. Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29501

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 18, 2021

4:00 PM
First FWB Church
2624 W. Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29501

Interment
Friday
February 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Florence National Cemetery
803 E National Cemetery Road
Florence, SC 29506

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