J.C. (Jimmy) Rowe
Last updated 10/26/2020 at 4:59pm
On Oct. 9, 2020, J.C. (Jimmy) Rowe passed away while under Hospice Care at Brookdale Carriage Club in Charlotte, N.C. He was 93.
He was born in Walton County, Ga., the first of four children of Richard and Sarah (Hood) Rowe. He learned the value of a hard day’s work helping on his grandfather’s farm. He worked many jobs growing up, a favorite being the projection operator at the local movie theater in Monroe, Ga. Born in 1927, he knew the hardship of the Depression and developed a financial shrewdness, which served him well in his later work.
Following high school, he served in the...