Sylvania – Gary Estelle Rowe, age 65, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Birmingham, AL to the late Dorothy Mock Anderson. He was a retired meat cutter for Food Lion and was a 22-year U.S. Marine Veteran having served in Vietnam and Desert Storm. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Marion Leo Anderson.
Survivors: Wife: Denise Lynn Faircloth Rowe of Sylvania; Daughter: Rebecca Polican of NC; Stepdaughters: Kayla Freeze of AL and Rebekka Freeze of TN; Stepson: Milton Freeze, Jr. of TN; Brothers: Mike Rowe of Sylvania, GA and David Rowe of FL; Sister & Brother-In-Law: Vivian & Mark Schroder of Sylvania; Half-Sister and Brother-In-Law: Renae A. & Leonard Masters of Sylvania; 9 Grandchildren; Several Nieces and Nephews.
Graveside Memorial Services: Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at Screven County Memorial Cemetery with Chaplain Lonnie Johnson officiating. Visitation will be at the cemetery after the service.
Remembrances: VFW Post 7116 of Sylvania, 1203 Halcyondale Road, Sylvania, GA 30467.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
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