Meade Vernon Rowe, Sr.
of Morristown, NJ departed this life peacefully on February 8, 2017 after a short illness. He was 92.
He was the co-founder of Rowe Funeral Home with his late wife Marion C. Rowe. Vernon as he was known was born May 25, 1924 in Madison, Va. to the late Meade Bowman and Bessie Rowe. He moved to Morristown in 1930. Upon graduation in 1943 he was inducted into the United States Army where he served his country honorably from 1943 to 1946.
He married his childhood sweetheart, Marion C. Young in August 1949 and together they raised five children.
Friend to all, Vernon was known for his humor, kindness, generosity and dedication to family and community. He leaves to cherish his memory five children, Meade Vernon Jr (Elizabeth);Karen, John (Frances);Paula and Tonia (Montae);11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives. He was predeceased by his brother Otis Gibbs and his sister Vivian Thompson.
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