Services for William Thomas Blowe Jr. of Edgewater were held Dec. 6 at Hardesty Funeral Home in Annapolis. Burial followed at North Fork Cemetery in Riverton, W.Va.
Mr. Blowe, 73, died at home Dec. 5 of lung cancer.
The Virginia native retired from the Kaplan and Crawford Co. in 1975. He previously worked for Andrews Auto Body Shop and American Enterprise Co.
Mr. Blowe is survived by his wife, Pauline Armes; three sons, James T. Blowe of Herndon, Va.; William T. Blowe III and Edward T. Blowe, both of Edgewater; six daughters, Edie Squires of Pasadena, Roselee Blowe of Edgewater, Vicki Purcell of Stevensville, Patricia A. Lutrell and Linda Hodson, both of Virginia, and Donna Griffith of Annapolis; a brother, Peyton Townes of Virginia; 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.