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Robert E. "Bob" Howard

January 20, 1939 — May 11, 2021

Robert E. “Bob” Howard
82, of Mooresville, passed away on May 11, 2021 at St Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Bob was born on January 20, 1939 in Bloomington, IN to the late Sarah Blanche (Moore) and Robert H. Howard.

Bob proudly served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. A personable man, Bob used his communication skills and warm smile to craft a long and successful career in marketing for Graham Electronics and Diversified Systems.

He married Sharon A. (Bellamy) on April 20, 1992 and were married for over 25 years at the time of her passing in 2017. Bob and Sharon were long time and faithful members of the Plainfield United Methodist Church. Bob enjoyed traveling and enjoying the great outdoors hiking and camping.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by his sister Doris Pursel.

He is survived by his children Jeffery R. Howard (Laural), Becky L. Rinehart, Christine L. Kincanon (Brian); grandchildren Madeleine Howard, Amanda Howard, Jessica Howard, Ashley Kincanon, Logan Kincanon, Dylan Rinehart, Jenna Rinehart, Megan Hardin; great grandchildren Savannah Leonard, C.J. Leonard, Brooklyn Leonard, Aria Rinehart, Emilee Howard and a host of extended family and friends.

A celebration of Bob’s Life will be held Saturday May 22nd at 3pm at the Plainfield United Methodist Church, 600 Simmons St., Plainfield with visitation from 1pm until the service at 3pm. Inurnment will follow the services in the Plainfield United Methodist Church Columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to the Plainfield United Methodist Church, 600 Simmons St. Plainfield, IN 46168.

Final arrangements and cremation are entrusted to Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Please visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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