Earl Eugene Stowe

Graveside services for Earl Eugene Stowe, 74, Lawrence, will be 1 pm Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Oak Hill Cemetery.

He died Thursday February 12, 2015, after a short battle with cancer.

Mr. Stowe married Carol Ann Gallagher on April 12, 1963. She preceded him in death on June 19, 2012.

Earl owned Earl Stowe Trucking until he retired in 2007. He loved fishing, hunting, raising his cattle and spending time with his family. He loved joking and playing with his great grandkids.

Survivors include a son Don Stowe and wife Kim of Meriden, KS, a daughter Robin Smart and husband Joe of Lawrence, a son Marty Stowe of Lawrence, 6 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.

Earl is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Alvin, a sister Neva, and grandson Michael.

A visitation will take place 6-8 pm, Monday, February 16, 2015, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorials made to the Earl Eugene Stowe Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.

Messages & Condolences

From Ed Erskin...

Have a safe trip Earl

From Michele Simpson...

To Robin, Keith & family: Our sympathy goes out to all of you at this difficult time. Michele & Resse

From Freida Houk...

Don,Robin,Marty, I am so sorry for your loss, I have known Earl all of my life and he will be truly missed. RIP Earl your with Carol again say Hello to my mom.

From Robin Smart...

I will miss you dearly but I know you are where you are supposed to be. With Mama.I know you are happy to be with her again and you didn’t want to leave us but we will be fine.Take care of each other up there and we will take care of each other down here. I couldn’t have had a better dad. I love you and miss you. Give mama a kiss for me.

From Bill Gideon...

Earl was a hard working family man & someone to look up to & admire. I thought a lot of him & wish I could have spent more time visiting with him & carol. Best wishes to Don & robyn & Marty. sincerely Bill Gideon.

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