Robert Allan Howard, 61, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at his residence.
He was born December 18, 1959, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the son of the late Nelson Lilburn and Norma Jean (Green) Howard.
He was a 1977 graduate of Russellville High School and was a 1979 graduate of Linn State Technical College in automotive body repair.
He was united in marriage on February 21, 2014, in Jefferson City to Charlene Kay Gardner who survives at the home.
Robert worked for Command Web in Jefferson City for over twenty years as a material handler. He also had worked for MFA Exchange and Von Hoffman Press. He enjoyed Harley Davidson motorcycles, classic muscle cars, and his dogs.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Howard, Russellville; four step-children, William Giesing, IV, Moberly; Thomas Giesing, Jefferson City; Chandiwira (Shona) Beza, Holts Summit; Steven Beza, Hayfork, CA; one sister, Martha Howard, Russellville; and three brothers, Michael Howard, Russellville; James Howard, Russellville; Marcus (Betty) Howard, Jefferson City; sister-in-law, Rebecca Howard, Russellville; several nieces and nephews and other extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Nancy Howard; one brother, Nelson Howard, Jr.; and a niece, Rachel Howard.
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville.
Funeral service will be 4 p.m. Saturday, at Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville with Pastor John Mathews officiating.
Burial will be in Spring Garden Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the Callaway Hills Animal Shelter.
Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville is in charge of the arrangements.
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