Franklin Howard

Obituary of Franklin Ogburn Howard

Franklin O. Howard, 78 of Altavista, VA passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at his residence. He was born on Saturday, January 30, 1943 and raised in Huddleston, a son of the late Claude Perk Howard and Tessie Hogan Howard. He was also preceded in death by one sister, two brothers and a daughter, Gloria Lynne Newman. He retired from the Lane Company in 2004. He is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Barbara Ann Drake Howard; four daughters, Elizabeth Ann Howard, Tina Lavelle Aumock, Julie Dawn Hogan (Ben) Kimberly Hendricks (Eugene) as well as nine grandchildren and two great grandsons. A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Leftwich Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating. There is no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston.
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Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Leftwich Cemetery
Smith Mountain Lake
Parkway Huddleston, Virginia, United States
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