Ralph “Bud” R. Howe, 87, passed away on November 17, 2012. He was a graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and served 3 years in the U.S Army during World War II in the European Theatre including the Battle of the Bulge. Ralph was first employed by Burnett – Binford Lumber Company. He spent one year as a partner in the Rabb and Howe Cabinet Top Company. Ralph also worked for Southeastern Supply Company and Anderson Wood Products Company. His hobbies included bowling, golf, bridge and Euchre. Ralph was a former member of North Tacoma Christian Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. He was a current member of Castleton Christian Church.
He is survived by four children; Brenda Howe, Vicky (Jerry) Bonney, Bruce (Kathy) Howe, and Varce (Glenda) Howe; seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Ralph is preceded in death by his wife Betty J. Howe (Abel).
Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 24 at Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory, Harry W. Moore Chapel. Visitation from 1 – 4 p.m. prior to service. Friends may visit his online guestbook at www.indianafuneralcare.com
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