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Robert (Shaw) Rowe, 82, Columbia, KY (1941-2024)

Robert "Shaw" Rowe of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at Summit Manor Health & Rehab. He was 82 years old.

A graveside service will be held at 2pmCT on Friday, May 17, 2024, at Haven Hill Cemetery, Highway 206, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Bobby Withers officiating.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Shaw was born on July 23, 1941 in Adair County, KY to the late Bill and Carrie Murphy Rowe.

Survivors Include:
  • His Former Wife- Joyce Rowe of Columbia, KY
  • One Son- Terry Rowe and his wife Teresa of Columbia, KY
  • One Daughter- Melissa Gum and her husband Everett all of Columbia, KY
  • One Brother- Leon Rowe of Columbia, KY
  • Two Sisters- Allene Hardwick of Columbia, KY and Christine Hickerson of Chicago, IL
  • Three Grandchildren- Presley Grove and husband Mike, Keri Beth Richard, and Justice Gum
  • Two Great Grandchildren- Brantley Grove and Eden Richard
  • A host of other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Shaw Rowe, 82, Columbia, KY (1941-2024)

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