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Billy Ray Rowe

March 11, 1939 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 82)


Billy Ray Rowe, 82, of Holly Ridge, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Friday November 12, 2021.

Billy was born March 11, 1939, in Elkhorn City KY, to the late William Ray Rowe and Bertha Wallace Rowe.  He was also preceded in death by his wife Bobbie Hall Rowe and his son David Wayne Rowe, and by four brothers; Tommy Roger Rowe, John Denton Rowe, Paul Edward Rowe, and Jerry Randall Rowe.

Billy is survived by three sons: Billy Rowe Jr, Byron Rowe, and Stacy Padrick;  two daughters: Brenda Rowe Stinson and Bobbie Rowe Morgan, and by all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is also survived by one brother, Ernie Rowe of Omaha AR, and two sisters; Mary Kay Bolden of Fenton MI, and Brenda Looney of Vansant VA.

Visitation will be held  Wednesday, November 17, from 5-7pm at Jones Funeral Home in Holly Ridge, NC . On Thursday, November 18, services  will begin at 9:00 AM at Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville, NC. The interment will follow at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, NC, where Billy will be buried with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Share The Table at


November 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home - Holly Ridge
207 N. Dyson Street
Holly Ridge, NC 28445

Funeral Service
November 18, 2021

9:00 AM
Jones Funeral Home - Jacksonville
303 Chaney Avenue
Jacksonville, NC 28540

November 18, 2021

10:00 AM
Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery (Jacksonville, NC)

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