Charlie Howland Obituary

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In Memory of

Charlie R Howland

November 4, 1937 - July 31, 2014
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Charlie R. Howland, 76, of Wichita Falls passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, August 4, 2014 at the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be at 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Ft. Sill National Cemetery with full military honors rendered by the Air Force Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:00 Sunday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Howland was born to the late Charlie Roy Howland, Sr. and Willie Bell (Harris) Howland on November 4, 1937 in Bath, NC. He attended school there and later joined the United States Air Force in 1957 and retired in 1981...
Charlie R. Howland, 76, of Wichita Falls passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, August 4, 2014 at the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be at 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Ft. Sill National Cemetery with full military honors rendered by the Air Force Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:00 Sunday evening at the funeral home.
Mr. Howland was born to the late Charlie Roy Howland, Sr. and Willie Bell (Harris) Howland on November 4, 1937 in Bath, NC. He attended school there and later joined the United States Air Force in 1957 and retired in 1981 as a Senior Master Sergeant. He was a Viet Nam Veteran and was stationed at several bases around the world. It was in Germany in 1957 that he met Else Prinz and they were married September 12, 1959. They moved to Wichita Falls in 1987 and Charlie worked at the Sheppard AFB Inn until retiring earlier this year. He was Baptist by faith.
He is survived by his wife Else; son, John Howland and wife Lisette of Waldron, IN; daughter Debra Chavis and husband Johnny of Creedmoor, NC; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother David Howland and a sister, Mattie Howland.

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