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Howard Homeyer Obituary
Howard C. Homeyer died in Christ on September 18, 2013 at the age of 80. Howard was born on January 16, 1933, to George and Bettie Homeyer. A native of Caldwell, Texas, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1955, where he lettered in Basketball. He served in the U.S. Army and was discharged with the rank of Captain. He went on to receive an MBA degree in Finance from Northwestern University in 1963.
Howard spent his professional career in the energy industry. He retired from Texas Eastern Corporation in 1988 as president of Texas Eastern Gas Pipeline Company after 22 years of service. Howard was very community-minded and served on numerous corporate, charitable and civic boards and committees.
Howard was a proud Aggie and gave back to the school he loved dearly. In 2006, Howard received the Outstanding Alumnus award from the Texas A&M Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering. His devotion to family and Aggie athletics was exemplified by the Homeyer Family Tailgate, where Howard and his family could be found near Kyle Field on A&M football weekends. He loved to travel and spend time relaxing with family and friends at Houston County Lake.
Howard is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Dorothy Bahr Homeyer, three sons and their wives, Michael and Patricia, Paul and Shelley, Jonathan and Amy and seven grandchildren, Lauren, Ryan, Adam, Grace, Benjamin, Hannah and Samuel.
A devoted Christian, Howard was a member of Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, where a memorial service will be held at 2pm on Monday, September 30. The family will host a reception at the church immediately following the service.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the skilled nursing staff at The Forum at Memorial Woods and Houston Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Houston Hospice, or the Texas A&M Foundation.
To die in Christ is to live in eternity.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Sept. 22, 2013
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