Bobby Gene Howerton…June 10, 1930 – December 20, 2020


Bobby “Bob” Howerton was born on June 10, 1930 in Altus, Oklahoma to Merle Thomas Howerton and Iva Lee Boren-Howerton and departed this life on Sunday, December 20, 2020 in hospice care at Weisbrod Memorial Hospital in Eads, CO at the age of 90.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; by his wife Elberta “Bert” Keathley Howerton; one daughter, Connie Sue McPherson; two older sisters – Alice Mae Seals and Iva Merle “Typee” Partney; as well as by one younger brother, Thomas Merle Howerton.

He is survived by three daughters – Peggy Wyatt of Penrose, CO; Donna Huddleston of Colorado Springs, CO; and Tina (Scott) Miner of Perryton, TX; seven grandchildren – Rev. M. Blake (Heather) Wyatt; Megan Lening; Jason (Kristen) Huddleston; Dony (Ginger) McPherson; Bobbi (Josh) Scott; Michael (Lisa) Miner; and Brad (Kim) Miner; nineteen great grandchildren – Matthew (Devin) Wyatt; and Anna Wyatt; Brian (Miranda) Lening, Kameron (Brieana Chavez) Lening, Dakota Lening and Kynajo Lening; Sophia, Jonas, and Quinn Huddleston; Layla and Carmen McPherson; Jamion, Cliff, Kari, London and Nate Scott; Caysie Miner; and Dustin and Dakota Miner; two great great grandchildren – Avarie Lening and Emma Wyatt; and one sister – Wanda (Sam) Fosdick of Manzanola, CO; also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.

Due to current COVID-19 guidelines, a private interment for the family will be held at the Eads Cemetery under the direction of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, CO. A public graveside service is being planned for a later date.

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