Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014


Published July 16th, 2013 10:07 pm

Mr. William Michael Rowe, age 62, Jonesborough, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
Mr. Rowe was born in Charlottesville, VA, and son of the late Jesse Rowe & Myrtle Lee Rowe Wager.
Mr. Rowe was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
He was a United States Marine Corps Veteran and a Benefit Counselor for the Social Security Administration.
Mr. Rowe loved crossword puzzles and watching college football.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Nash Rowe, Jonesborough; children, Karen Campbell (Todd), Bill Watts and Natalie Wilder (Tim); grandchildren, Nick Campbell, Nathan Campbell, Zack Watts, Jacob Wilder and Josh Wilder; sisters, Myra Sue Street and Vera Lynn Whitlach; brothers, James Patrick Rowe and Earle Francis Wager Jr.; and several nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 284 Mt Zion Church Rd., Jonesborough, TN.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1:45 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Pastor Brian Nulf officiating. Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Condolences may be sent to the Rowe family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821