Gilbert Wayne Rowe, 69

Gilbert Wayne Rowe, 69 of Belcher, KY passed away Tuesday, April 06, 2021, at Pikeville Medical Center. Gilbert was a retired coal miner, a Mason, Shriner, an Eastern Star & Scottish Right. Gilbert was born May 22, 1951, at Pikeville, KY to the late Jim Rowe & Gypsa Looney Rowe. In addition to his parents, Gilbert was preceded in death by one son, Timothy Wayne Rowe. Gilbert is survived by his wife, Donna Kaye Rowe; son, B.J. Rowe; and a daughter, Bridgette Ramey all of Belcher, KY; six grandchildren, Madisen Woolwine, Gage Woolwine, Dax Rowe, Xzavier Ramey, Trey Chaney & Rebecca Rowe. Gilbert is also survived by five sisters, Sarah Williams, Jewelene Tucker, Mae Justus, June Ahumada and Claralene Ratliff. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Thursday, April 8 & Friday, April 9, 2021, at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with services nightly at 7PM. Masonic services will be conducted Friday evening at 6:30PM. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 2PM from the chapel with Billy Ford officiating. Burial will follow at Dow Brooks Cemetery, Draffin, KY.


  1. Teresa Tackett says

    So so sorry for your loss, just seen this Donna or I would have came in for funeral. I work in Lexington & stay here most weekends. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. Love you dear friend šŸ’•

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