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Rowe, pastor of Wedington Woods First Baptist Church, dies at age 49

Jan 12, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE – David Shawn Rowe, 49, of Fayetteville, died Jan. 9. He was born April 19, 1968 in Lebanon, Ore., the son of Donald and Patsy Chew Rowe.

He was pastor of Wedington Woods First Baptist Church, an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed fly fishing, knife making and spending time with his daughter.

Rowe was a loving husband and father. He accepted Jesus in the third grade and dedicated his life to the ministry. He never missed an opportunity to help others or make someone smile.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine Rowe; a daughter, Mary-Kate Rowe of Tulsa, Oklahoma; his father, Donald Rowe of Fayetteville; two brothers, Donald Rowe and Ronald Rowe, both of Georgia; two brothers-in-law, William Tierney of Fayetteville and Edward Tierney of Oregon and his mother-in-law, Kiet Tierney of Oregon and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, Moore’s Chapel Funeral Home, 206 W. Center St., Fayetteville. Online memorial page.

– Source: Moore's Chapel obituary

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