Obituary of Eddie Marlowe
Eddie Wilson Marlowe, 71, of Columbia, South Carolina went home to be with the Lord on July 25, 2018 surrounded by family. He was born on March 1, 1947 in Marion, South Carolina to Eddie Mae Woodberry Sharpe and the late Woodrow Marlowe. A graduate of Marion High school, he proudly served in the US Navy throughout the world. Upon his completion of his military service, he graduated from Florence-Darlington Technical College with a degree in Agronomy and Business. He worked over 40 years for Southern Bell and AT&T. He was an avid outdoorsman, and woodworker. Eddie most loved his family. The times they could be together were cherished memories. He will be missed by those he loved, and those that loved him.
Eddie is survived by his wife of 48 years, Debbie Martin Marlowe; children, Lisa Waites (Jonathan), Brett Marlowe; grandchildren, Reaghan, Makenzie, Zachary, Grayson, Ansleigh, Whitney, Sawyer; and two grandchildren on the way. He is also survived by his brother, Dennis Marlowe (Reba); and a sister, Joan Marlowe; and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles that will treasure his memory.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Marlowe
The family will receive friends at Thompsons Funeral Home of Lexington, 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington SC 29073 on Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at Green Hill Baptist Church, 1800 Augusta Road, West Columbia, 29169 on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10 a.m. with Reverend Brett Marlowe officiating. Interment will be in Florence National Cemetery, 803 E. National Cemetery Rd., Florence, SC 29506.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Buildings and Grounds Funds at Green Hill Baptist Church.