St. George, Utah - Phillip Edwin Rowe, only child of Lyle Kane and Bess Dean Minor Rowe, born July 12, 1916, passed away March 1, 2013 surrounded by family. He married Margaret May Eldredge, and they had 3 children: Eldred Lawrence, Kathleen Bess and Phillip Terrence. He married Dorothy Lund Martin in1983 and they resided in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Sandy and St. George.
Phillip was loved by his children, step children and grandchildren. He was a man of many talents and professions: Informative and exciting were the many tales of his adventurous life, especially Nevada ranching. He was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After retirement the stock market was his successful passion. Forever young in spirit and appearance, Phil exercised faithfully and all marveled at his 6'5" physique, and gorgeous thick hair. A friend to everyone, he will be greatly missed.
Phil is survived by his wife, Dorothy; son, Eldred; son, West Martin (Christy); daughter, Tana Page (Randy); 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his children: Kathleen, Terence "Terry" and Shelli Martin.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bloomington LDS 8th Ward Chapel, 3519 Manzanita Drive, St. George, Utah. Visitations will be held Wednesday evening, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd. and Thursday, prior to services, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel. Interment will be held Friday, March 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brigham City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221.