Ceaph Albert Lowe was born on December 2, 1909 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky. He was the son of Willard Nickson Lowe and Grace Amanda Alexander Lowe. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a Private in the 625th Ordnance Ammunition Company. On 30 May 1944 between 0025 and 0120 hours, twenty high explosive bombs hit Falmouth Town, Cornwall, England. The Germans were trying to destroy the oil storage facilities there. A 1.25 million gallon fuel tank received a direct hit and the ensuing fire burned for over 24 hours. Two adjacent hotels, which housed US servicemembers, were damaged and numerous Americans were killed. He was one of the casualties and is now buried in in Memorial Burial Park, Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, USA.