Haskin Allen “Hack” Rowe, 83, of Columbia, died Monday, April 8, 2019 at Atria Assisted Living in Elizabethtown.
He was born April 18, 1935 in Adair County to the late Owen and Icy Janes Rowe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ceola Rowe Lay; two brothers, Osby Rowe and Bobby Rowe; and one grandson, Brandon Brown.
Hack was a United States Army Veteran and a member of Columbia United Methodist Church. He enjoyed tennis and basketball, where he was a member of the Adair County High School Boys’ Basketball 1954 and 1955 state tournament teams, receiving numerous awards and was inducted into the Adair County Basketball Hall of Fame. He was the owner of the Miller Hotel and previous owner of H & H Cab service.
His survivors include his wife, Cynthia Ashby Rowe of Columbia; four daughters, Mindy Rowe (Eric) Ward of Maryland, Jill Rowe of Bowling Green, Pam (Ralph) Shearer of Columbia and Audrey (Gary) Bowman of Mt. Washington; two sons, Shannon Rowe of Columbia and Chuck (Carla) Satterfield of Louisville; two grandchildren, Ryan Shrage of Louisville and Matt Downen of Columbia; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and friends.
The funeral service is on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Dr. John Hatton and Bro. Steve Martin officiating.
Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was after 10:00 A.M. on Thursday.
The casket bearers will be Bradley Miller, Steve Coomer, Tim Hardwick, Kenny Pickett, John Shelley, and Kyle Ballou.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.