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Leslie "Les" Rowlee

February 11, 1952 — August 25, 2020

Hartsville – Mr. Leslie Aaron “Les” Rowlee, 68, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday morning, August 25th, 2020, while in the care of hospice.

His memorial service will be held at 2:00 on Wednesday afternoon, September 2nd, 2020, from the Chapel of Norton Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Coker officiating.  The family will be receiving friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Les was employed by Sonoco for 35 years as the Director of Engineering for the Flexible Packaging Division.  In this role, he traveled internationally and oversaw the development of the Morristown, Tennessee plant.

An avid outdoorsman, Les spent much of his time trapping, hunting, fishing, and training his beloved labs in the field trials.  He took great pride in growing and sharing his many plants.  Friends will always remember Les for his gregarious personality and keen sense of humor.

Les was born in Fulton, New York, and was a member of the Florence Baptist Temple.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clyde & Dawn Rodgers Rowlee.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Renee Salsbery Rowlee; his son, Charles & wife, Kathryn; 2 grandchildren: Leah & CJ of Fulton, New York; daughter, Rochelle & husband, Micah Kuhar of Rensselaerville, New York; brother, Larry and family in Fulton, New York and many other extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lewey Body Dementia Association at 912 Killiam Hill Road SW, Lilburn, Georgia 30047.

Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville is honored to be serving the Rowlee family.

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

1:00 - 2:00pm

Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville

1414 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm

Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville

1414 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550

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