August 08, 2020

William “Herman” Marlowe

William “Herman” Marlowe

William “Herman” Marlowe, 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 35 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 58 years, Dorothy Jane Stevenson Marlowe; two daughters, Pam Summers and husband Doyle, and Sheryl Sharpe and husband Grady; brother, Leon Marlowe and wife Ann; four grandchildren, Jason, Tanner and Travis Summers, and Scott Sharpe; a 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 a.m., 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, Wayne Owens, and Randyll Connolly.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.

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