Robert O. Howse, age 72, of Murfreesboro, TN departed this life on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
Robert O. Howse Jr. was born on November 21, 1945 in Murfreesboro, TN to the late Robert and Ruby Howse Sr.
He was educated in the Rutherford County School System and graduated in the Class of 1963 Holloway High School. He served in the United States Army from October 1967 to October 1969. Robert was on Standby Reserve from October 1972 to October 1973. He worked at Better Bilt Aluminum until his retirement in 2011.
Robert accepted Christ at an early age. In his later years he faithfully served on the Usher Board at Allen Chapel AME Church.
And of course everyone know he was a Big Fan of the Dallas Cowboys.
Robert is survived by his son, Keith Dowell and grandson Armondo Dowell of Murfreesboro, TN., Sister Gladys Cannon of Murfreesboro, TN, two nieces Jannika Cannon of Washington, District of Columbia, Kim (Melvin) Mason of Nashville, TN, Devoted Aunts Lula King, Lillian Howse of Murfreesboro, TN , Dorothy King of Lafayette, LA. Devoted Cousins, Marilyn(Neal) Carter, Sherrie King Murray, Frances King, Mary Lawrence, Faye Phillips, Margaret Taylor, Ethel Phillips, Sallie Howse, Margaret Patterson, Ida (James “Tex”) Thomas and William Howse. Special Friends, Jerry Craig, Marshall Bell, Benny Tucker, Billy McKinley, Robbie Webb, Pamela Bingham and several more cousins, extended family and friends.
Public Viewing: 1:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Rucker Memorial Chapel, 1505 Bradyville Pike, Murfreesboro, TN. 37130
Visitation with Family: 5:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Rucker Memorial Chapel, 1505 Bradyville Pike, Murfreesboro, TN. 37130
Visitation with Family: 10:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Smithfork Tabernacle, 2701 Halls Hill Pike, Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Celebration of Life : 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Smithfork Tabernacle, 2701 Halls Hill Pike, Murfreesboro
Repass: Allen Chapel AME Church, 224 S. Maney Ave., Murfreesboro, TN
Internment: Evergreen Cemetery
Services entrusted to Rucker Memorial Chapel, Inc. (615)895-2200