Ed Rowe

George Edward “Ed” Rowe

George Edward “Ed” Rowe, 69, of Townsend, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of the Golden Isles.

He was a native and lifelong resident of McIntosh County and retired from Interstate Paper in Riceboro with 30 years of service, working in the woodyard most of his career.

He was a loving family man who never stopped working even after clocking out from the mill.  He attended Eulonia Church of God of Prophecy and was preceded in death by a daughter, Lesley Dawson; parents, Carroll and Alma Rowe; and siblings, Dottie, Sadie, Lois, and Hank.

Survivors are his wife, Linda Rowe; daughter, Tammy Rowe; sons and daughters -in-law, Scott Hendrix and Susan, George Rowe and Amber 2, and Patrick Rowe, Sr. and Amber 1; sisters and brothers-in-law, June Rush and Steve, and LeAnn Thomas and Larry, all of Townsend; grandchildren, Addison Rowe, Patrick Rowe, Jr., Hunter Rowe, C. J. Hendrix, A. J. Poppell, and Taylor Dawson; one great-grandson, Aaron Dawson, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be Friday, June 26, at 6 p.m. in the Howard Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Danny Stilwell officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the chapel.

Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.