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1934 Hugh 2014

Hugh Howard

March 1, 1934 — August 19, 2014

Hugh Espy Howard, 80, was born on March 1. 1934 in El Paso, Texas to the late Gay Howard and Ruth Espy Howard. His parents were lifelong residents of the Marfa community. He was the grandson to the late George A. and Ella Howard, who assisted in the establishment of Presidio County, and J.W. and Lola Espy, who helped settle Jeff Davis County.

Hugh Howard or better known as Hughie to his good friends and family, graduated from Marfa High School, where he played football and basketball. He was very popular in high school and was known for keeping the team spirit and morale high. He remained loving sports throughout his life, particularly the Marfa Shorthorns, Dallas Cowboys, and San Antonio Spurs. He cherished the moments
he was able to be with his family and watch a sporting event.

He loved life and enjoyed rising very early to go drink coffee at the local restaurant and visit with his friends.

Hughie was a rancher and was part of Howard Mobil his entire life. He was a member of the First Christian Church, and also enjoyed attending church with his family at Grace Christian Fellowship Worship in Alpine.

Survivors include his three sons and their wives, Espy and Esther Howard of Alpine, Noel and Deborah Howard of Ft. Meyers, Florida, and Gregory and Andrea Howard of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

He had five grandchildren, Zackery, Clay, Nathan, Landon, Jacklyn, and a greatgrandson, William. Also a sister, Suzanne Sullivan of Fort Davis three nieces, Gayle, Zanna, and Katherine, two nephews, Jim and Jason and many great nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Celebration of Life and memorial service will be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. at his sisters ranch, Suzanne Sullivan, located 18 miles North of Fort Davis on Hwy 17.

His services were entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home.


Celebration of Life

Sullivan Ranch
18 miles North of Fort Davis
Fort Davis, TX  79734
Friday, August 29, 2014
10 a.m.
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