Jimmy L. Rowe

With his family by his side Jimmy L. Rowe lovingly known as Skip, of Topeka KS. peacefully drifted off to be with the Lord on November 3 2011.

He was born May 10, 1955, in Leavenworth, to Jimmy L. and Naomi Rowe Sr. Skip attended Lincoln Elementary School, West Middle School and Leavenworth High School. He also attended Kansas City Community College and Washburn University in Topeka.

He worked at Hallmark Cards Inc for 20 years in Topeka and spent the past 10 years employed at Terracon Consultants Inc. Skip was an unwavering enthusiastic supporter for the KU Jayhawks and Kansas City Chiefs. He enjoyed shooting pool, fishing, watching movies, listening to music and socializing with his friends.

Skip is survived by his daughter, Evelynn McIntosh of Topeka; his brothers, Caleb G. (Jackie) Rowe of Leavenworth and Edward(Celestine Beverly) Pruett of College Park, Ga.; a nephew and several nieces; and his extended family and a multitude of dear friends.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider donations to NorthCare Hospice and Palliative Care at North Kansas City Hospital.