John Rowe


Mr. John Page Rowe, 86, passed away April 5, 2023, at his home. John Page was retired from Camellia Food Stores after 30 years of service. He enjoyed traveling, growing apples, bird watching, bluegrass music, attending festivals, and loved living in Church Neck.

Born November 10, 1936, he was the son of the late George Robert and Alice Johnson Rowe.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mildred Camden Rowe. He was predeceased by a brother, George Robert Rowe Jr., and three sisters, Kathleen McIntosh, Helen Campbell, and Ellen Nieves. Left to cherish his memories are his two sons, Michael Page Rowe and his wife, Lori, of Reno, Nev., and John Stanley Rowe and Amy Mills of Apex, N.C.; granddaughters, Corrina Paige Rowe, Elyse Margaret Rowe, and Shende Mills, all of Apex; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was conducted Monday, April 10, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Johnson’s United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Curtis Lucy officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory may be made to Johnson’s United Methodist Church, c/o Brenda Floyd, 11175 Bayside Road, Machipongo, VA 23405.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.

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