STATESVILLE Mr. Zeb Vance "Bud" Marlowe Jr., 86, of Statesville, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. Zeb was born in Alexander County, Thursday, April 13, 1933, to the late Zeb Vance Marlowe Sr. and Eva Belle Lackey Marlowe. He retired from Rubbermaid and thoroughly enjoyed gardening and sharing his produce with friends and neighbors. Zeb loved the Lord and was a long-time member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. In addition to his parents Zeb was preceded in death by two sisters, Jenny Louise "Bea" Williamson, Katie Mae Truman; and one brother, Thomas Foy Marlowe. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Jane Teague Marlowe of the home; son, Michael of the home; son, Stephen and wife, Tammy; granddaughter, Stephanie; and grandson, Zachary all of Charlotte. Surviving siblings include two sisters, Peggy Phifer (Allen) of Cleveland, N.C., Shirley Lackey (Mark) of Taylorsville; and five Brothers, John Marlowe (Gearldine), and Keith Marlowe (Tammy), both of Taylorsville, Fred Marlowe (Sandra), Bob Marlowe (Carol Ann), and David Marlowe, all of Hiddenite; along with nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. Brian Douthit and Mark Robiniette will officiate. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall at 1 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In addition to flowers, memorials may be sent to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 848 Pisgah Church Rd., Stony Point, NC 28678; or Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Marlow family by visiting our website, www.chapmanfuneralhome.com. Chapman Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family of Zeb Vance Marlow.