James T. Rowe Jr.


Mr. James T. Rowe, Jr., 84, of Chesapeake, formerly of the Shore, departed this life on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, at Signature Healthcare of Norfolk.

Born in Washington, DC, James was the beloved son of the late James T. Rowe Sr. and Margaret Davis. He was known as “Jimmy” by his family and friends.

James was joined in holy matrimony to his first wife Mary, and their union was blessed with Wanda. He enlisted in the United States Army. James was stationed in Germany for several years before being honorably discharged.

Upon his return to New York, James owned a barbershop and was a licensed barber. He mastered everything he put his hands on, to include carpentry, cooking, artistry, and gardening.

James was later joined in holy matrimony to Renee who preceded him in death. This union was blessed with Sharnee and many others were fostered. He was known as “Daddy” to them.

Jimmy went on to have a lifelong partnership with Janet, with whom he had a son, Jermel, and granddaughter, Journee.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, from the chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with Elder Quintavion Washington officiating.

James leaves to cherish his memories his children, Wanda, Carol, Sharnee, Jermel, Rob, Jeff, and Dwayne; 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of siblings, other relatives, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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