Obituary for Robert Rowe
Robert Manchester Rowe,
Passed away at age 86 on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Beloved husband of 54 years to the late Barbara Jo Rowe (nee Sweeney); loving father of Sandra Elizabeth (Doug) Riggs and Susan Catherine (Michael Jennings) Rowe; devoted grandfather of Tex and Graham Riggs, Alexandria (Zachary) Lewis, and Frances Massa; great-grandfather of Elliot Lewis; brother of William (Rosetta) Rowe and Eleanor (Hayden) Holmberg; dear uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Robert was an Eagle Scout, served in the US Air Force and the Air National Guard. He was a 40 year employee of AT&T (Southwestern Bell). Robert was a member of the Telecom Pioneers (retirement club of AT&T) and also a founding member of the Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum. Robert was a life-long movie buff and sports fan, especially his beloved St. Louis Cardinals. He was a dedicated Telecom Pioneer volunteer and loved spending time with his family and large circle of friends.
Memorial Visitation from 4:00-8:00pm on Friday, September 8, at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Rd., in Kirkwood, MO. In lieu of flowers, favorite charities include: Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, American Cancer Society, The Boy Scouts of America or the charity of one’s choice. www.boppchapel.com
To view the documentary about the Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, with an interview of Mr. Robert Rowe. Please copy and paste link into your web browser, or click on the the Webcasting link to watch.