Warner Rowe



Warner Jean Rowe, 86, of Cuba, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Harry S Truman VA Hospital in Columbia.

He was born Oct. 23, 1936, to John Wesley and Evie Mae (Woodall) Rowe at Tallassee, Ala.

He was united in marriage to Linda Kay Kelsey, June 8, 1968, at Rockwall, Texas.

Warner served his country in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War. He was an over-the-road truck driver. He was a member of Owensville VFW Post 6133, D.A.V. (Disabled American Veterans), a member of Owensville Moose Lodge and the Owensville Gun Club. He enjoyed fishing and playing cards.

He was preceded in death by parents, John and Evie Rowe; son, Christopher Rowe; brothers, John Jr., Morrel, and Billie Rowe; sister, Mary Jo Key; and son-in-law, Festus Bossaller.

He is survived by wife, Linda; children, Warner “Bo” Rowe, Jr. and wife Tammy of Owensville, Melissa Ketcherside and husband Curtis of Cuba, Teresa Bossaller of Rolla, and Victor Irving and wife Leona of Seattle, Wash.; grandchildren, Brooke Hellmann and husband Matt, Abby Buescher and husband Tyler, Madison Rowe and Danny Collins, Terek Branson and Madison Eller, Desiree Buttram and Mylon Weems, Victor John Luke Buttram and Reggie Buttram; great-grandchildren, Hunter Stock, Ellorie Buescher, Aijae Weems and Robert “Gator” Arnold, Jr.

His body was cremated. There are no services scheduled at this time.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Gottenstroeter Funeral Home of Owensville.