Ralph Blowe Jr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Ralph M. Blowe Jr.
MURFREESBORO, N.C.—Ralph M. “R.M.” Blowe Jr., 72, died June 10, 2009, at Shore Memorial Hospital in Nassawadox.
Mr. Blowe was born in Hertford County, a son of the late Ralph Mathias and Nannie Vinson Blowe.
He was a member of Meherrin Baptist Church and was present owner of Howell Metal Corporation. \A former member of the Murfreesboro Jaycees, he received their “Boss of the Year” award in 1985.
Survivors include his wife, Josey Weathersbee Blowe; two sons, Danny Blowe and wife Betz of Murfreesboro, and Mark Blowe of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Katherine Mann and Myrle Britt; and a brother, Wayne Blowe.
He is also survived by a granddog, Angel Blowe.
A celebration of life service was conducted Sunday at Meherrin Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, with burial following in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial Program Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058-5216; or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA, 22312.
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie, N.C., was in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettfh.com.