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Herbert Lee Blowe


Sunrise: April 19, 1941

Sunset: June 13, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, 2019 our beloved Herbert Lee Blowe departed this life to be with the Lord. Herbert was born on April 19, 1941 in Norfolk County, VA to the late Robert Blowe, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Coleman. He attended Crestwood High School. Robert was later employed by Door Engineering Corporation as a hollow metal mechanic and retired in 1992 after 30 years of faithful service. He was a lifelong member of Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church. HE served as a Trustee, a member of the Male Chorus and Inspirational Choir. He was a devoted family man and loved by all who knew him. H brought joy to the lives he touched. He was a “jack of all trades”. He was blessed with insight and stamina to build and repair almost anything. He was an electrician, landscaper, painter, auto mechanic, hvac technician, you name it he did it. Perfection was his standard. He took pride in his work.

Left to cherish Herbert’s memory is his wife, Violet Blowe of Chesapeake, VA; one daughter, Stephanie Holmes (Howard); of Chesapeake, VA; one son, Jason Blowe (Malinda) of Portsmouth, VA; one stepson, Hermon Drumgoole; three grandchildren, Antonio Griffin, Angel Reid and Jazmyne Williams. He is also survived by two sisters, Irene Cuffee and
Arlene Blowe both of Chesapeake, VA; on very special friend, Francis Jones and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

His Family and friends praised him for his strength, wisdom, compassion and love, To God be the glory for all the great the
things he hath done.

Viewing Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:00am New Galilee Missionary Baptist Church 1765 S Military Highway Chesapeake, VA 23320 Interment St. Luke Cemetery 241 St. Luke Church Road Chesapeake, VA

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    Nevada Moulds & Family says

    May it help somehow to know warm thoughts and our prayers are with you, hoping each new tomorrow lessens the burden of your grief.

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    Loretta Barnard says

    My condolences to the family during this time. May God continuously bless and comfort you all during this time.

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    Lamont Simmons says

    “My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues and neighbors on the passing of the beloved Herb. He is sorely missed. I particularly miss his Facebook mesages.”

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