Joe Rowser, 67, of Lorain, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 8, 2014, at home, in the presence of his family. He was born November 7, 1946 in Birmingham, Alabama, to the late Jake Rowser and Lucille Howard Rowser and lived in Lorain for 50 years.
He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior. He also enjoyed serving the Lord as a deacon at Fairfield Christian Center.
He retired from Ford Motor Co., where he worked for 31 years. He also owned a successful business since 1976, Lorain Window & Carpet Cleaning Service.
Joe leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 47 years, Katie Rowser; children, Sandra Sanford of Kentucky, Joe Rowser, Jr. of Lorain, Marie and Cherrelle Rowser of Columbus; grandchildren, Antoine, Joe III, Antonio, Jose, Jason, Yusuf, Jailyn, Shamar, Justice, Javon and Emani; great-grandchildren, Layla, Skyy and Antoine, Jr.; and 12 siblings.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 14, 2014, from 10 A.M. until 12 Noon, followed by the service at Noon, at Fairfield Christian Center, 2002 East 28th St., Lorain, (440) 277-9840.
Arrangements are being handled by the Wyers Funeral Chapel of Elyria. (440) 324-3371.