Robert W. ‘Bob’ Howard

Mr. Robert W. “Bob” Howard, 86, of Mineral Bluff, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.

He was born April 11, 1931, in Bradley County, Tenn., to the late Zachery Pink and Ruby Creekmore Howard. He was a farmer and attended Old Faith Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by wife, Sue Howard; children, Ronnie Duggan and Kristene Howard; six brothers and sisters; special brother-in-law, Bobby Duggan; and grandson, Joseph Campbell.

He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Keith Rogers, of Mineral Bluff; seven grandchildren, Robin Hitchcock, Rene’ Bafford, Jessica Eckels, the Rev. Shane Duggan, Jason Duggan, Justin Duggan and Brandon Rogers; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, from Old Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Shane Duggan and the Rev. Wade Davis officiating.

Music was by the church choir and Tony Smith.

Pallbearers were Jason Duggan and Justin Duggan, Mark Eckels, Lynn Bafford, Chase Campbell and Shane Duggan.

Interment was in the church cemetery.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

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