Ronald Gene “Ron” Howe Sr.
Ronald Gene “Ron” Howe Sr., 74 passed away Dec. 17, 2017. He was born Aug. 26, 1943 in Duncan, Oklahoma to Thomas Wesley and Norma June McCaslin Howe. Ron proudly served in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot during Vietnam and was also a fire fighter pilot. He graduated from OU with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and worked as an engineer until he retired. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rockport. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Norma Dean Chadwick. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna C. Howe; son, Ronald Gene Howe Jr.; brother, Tommy Howe; sister, Carole Cordell; stepdaughters, Rebecca Draeger and Rachel Draeger; and four grandchildren, Daylyn, Alyssa, Riley, and Malachi. A memorial service was held Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Rockport. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made by donations to the Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements entrusted to Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.