Funeral services for Ernest ‘Rawhide’ Lowe, 73, of Colson, will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Lighthouse Church. Burial will be in Green Acre Cemetery at Ermine.
A son of the late Monroe and Annie Hall Lowe, he died January 16 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
He preceded in death by a great-grandson, Seth; four brothers, George ‘Bud’ Lowe, Floyd Lowe, Jonah Lowe, and Elmer Lowe; and four sisters, Sarah ‘Pet’ Stidham, Bertha Addington, Rhoda Crase, and Martha Conner.
Surviving are his wife, Gloria Ellen Lucas Lowe; four sons, Mark Lowe of Isom, Bobby Lowe of Knott County, Johnny Lowe of Jenkins, and Gary Lowe of Colson; a daughter, Wanda Gross of Jenkins; 12 grandchildren, Kay, Joe Derek, Matt, Randall, Josh, Brandon, Lexi, Harley, Annabelle, Samantha, and Hanna; three great-grandchildren, Spencer, Hailey, and Tanner; and friends, Roger Niles and Shelly Ann Lucas.
Letcher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.