Eddie “Pops” Rowe
Eddie “Pops” Rowe, age 72 and lifelong resident of Crossett, AR, passed away on August 12, 2020 in Little Rock, AR. He was born on January 21, 1948 to LV and Bennye Rowe. He was a 1966 Crossett High School graduate and attended Ouachita Baptist University. After college, he worked at Georgia Pacific as a millwright after 44 years of service. While at GP, Pops was part of the Plant Emergency Operations Team. He was a captain on West Crossett Fire Department and Safety Officer and board member of Milo Fire Department. He also served as the Fire Service Coordinator for Ashley County as well as two terms as City Alderman for the city of Crossett.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 37 years, Vickie Rowe; one brother, Larry Rowe and two sisters, Beverly Smith and Karen Aiken.
Pops is survived by his son, Michael Edward Rowe and wife, Sheyanna of Crossett, AR; a special daughter, Krystal Terrell of Crossett, AR; five grandchildren, Calei, Heath, Jayda, Bentleigh and Charlotte along with a host of friends and loved ones.
Funeral services were 11:00AM on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Beulahland Assembly of God Church. Interment in Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home, Inc. Pallbearers were Donnie Strebeck, Jerry Gonzales, Steve Craig, Jerry Netherley, James Netherley and Ronnie McDonald. Honorary Pallbearers were Cecil Ritter, Milo Fire Department and West Crossett Fire Department.
Visitation was from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at Beulahland Assembly of God Church on Friday, August 14, 2020. www.jonesservice.com