Gilfred Eugene (Gene) Howard, age 82, son of ZR and Mabel Howard, formerly of Corbin, passed away at his home, on Feb. 3, 2013, in Houston Texas.
He is survived by his one sister, Linda Howard Elliot, of Independence; two sons, Mitch and Michael Howard; one daughter, Micelle (Hunter) Howard, of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and two stepsons, Donnie and David Champlion.
He graduated from Lynn Camp High School in 1949 and Cumberland College in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955.
In 1956, he moved to Houston, Texas where he started his own successful engineering consulting business called Technical Design Associates Inc. retiring in 1996.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Pasadena, Texas for over 30 years.
A memorial service was held on Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.
Condolences to the family can be expressed to the First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004
This is a courtesy of the O’Neil-Lawson Funeral Home.