William Augustus Marlowe, 63, passed away Friday, January 27, 2012, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter Wilmington, NC.
He was born November 12, 1948, in Southport, NC, the son of the late Robert Eugene and Mary Catherine Marlowe. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, James E. Marlowe and Robert E. (Gene) Marlowe, Jr.
Bill was a graduate of UNC-W with a degree in history and a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. He was employed by Praxair Healthcare Systems.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Darlene Harris Marlowe and son Robert (Bob) Nathaniel Marlowe. Bill is also survived by his sister, Catherine M. O’Quinn and husband Robert, sister-in-law Louise S. Marlowe, nephew James R. Marlowe, and nieces Jennifer G. Rogge and husband Tim and Whitney O’Quinn Bullock; aunt Doris H. Northrop and uncle Robert E. Northrop and wife, Celest and many cousins.
The family will receive friends at the home, 120 Yorktown Drive, Wilmington, NC, on Sunday, January 29th from 2:00 to 6:00pm. A graveside service will be held at the family plot in Southport, NC at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 910.791.9099