Robert Arnold Howard

June 24, 1959 ~ September 24, 2019 (age 60)


Bob Howard age 60 of Crestview passed away on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 at Emerald Coast Center in Fort Walton.  He was born in Attleboro, MASS on June 24, 1959 to Larry and Ruth Howard.  Bob loved cars and working on cars.  He worked for many years as a mechanic and recently was working with his son-in-law at his diesel mechanic shop in Crestview.  Bob loved to play golf and could be found on the golf course every Sunday.  He loved to have his feet rubbed, loved to drink a cold Bud Lite, and loved his animals and pets, but most of all he loved his family.  Bob was preceded in death by his parents.

          Survivors include his wife Marion Howard, daughters: Danielle Richmond and husband Justin; Sarah Gonzalez and her husband Julio; brother Larry Howard, Jr. and sister Ruan Hathaway.  Also surviving were his precious grandchildren: Nikki, Madilyn, Oliva, Orion, Julia, and Liana.  Mother-in-law Lucille DeRoche.

          A private family service will take place at a later date.


Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home & Southern Heritage Crematory in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at

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