James Lewis Rowe Jr., 53, of Englewood, Fla., passed away suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at his home.
He was born Feb. 1, 1959, in Bradenton, Fla.
James had been a life long resident of Florida. He was employed as an Engineer/EMT for N. River Fire District in Manatee County until 1998. James was an avid fisherman and a charter boat captain of the “Let’s Go” in Cortez, Fla.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife and companion of 22 years, Susan J. Rowe of Englewood; mother, Juanita C. Knutsen of Macclenny, Fla.; sons, James L. Rowe III of Englewood, and Robert L. (Tracey) Goldy of Ft. Myers, Fla.; daughters, Sherri (Larry) Bowman of Tennessee, and Jaclyn S. Goldy of Cape May, N.J.; brother, James Cris (Cristine) Rowe of Wirsdale, Fla.; sister, Jackie (David) Wright of Macclenny, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until service time at 4:30 p.m. today Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Englewood Community Funeral Home, 3070 S. McCall Road, with Pastors David and Jennifer Ragan, officiating. You may share a memory with the family at www.englewoodfh.com.
Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home.