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William Herman Marlowe

September 10, 1940 — July 4, 2020

William “Herman” Marlowe, age 79 of Statesville passed away on July 4,2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Health. Born to the late Nuton and Lessie Mae McLain Marlowe in Alexander County. Herman had been employed as a truck driver for thirty-five years, via the handle “Crackerjack”. He enjoyed fishing and many days could be found bush-hogging and cutting hay.
In addition to his parents Herman was preceded in death by his brother, David Marlowe and a niece, Teresa Marlowe.
Those left to cherish the memories of Herman include his wife of fifty-eight years, Dorothy Jane Stevenson Marlowe, two daughters, Pam Summers and husband Doyle, Sheryl Sharpe and husband Grady, brother, Leon Marlowe and wife Ann, four grandchildren, Jason, Tanner and Travis Summers, Scott Sharpe, and one niece Robin Lane, and special friends, Tanya Sloan Silver and Burns Mcracklin
The graveside service for Mr. Marlowe will be conducted on July 10, 2020 at 11:00 am at the family farm.
Rev. Henry Cook will be officiating. Pallbearers include: Tanner Summers, Travis Summers, Ronald Tilley, Otis Tilley, Burns Mcracklin, Mike Silver, Gary Owens and Wayne Owens.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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Lie In State

Monday, July 6, 2020

9:00am - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, July 10, 2020

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Private Family Graveside Burial


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