Barbara L. "Bobby" Howe

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GREENVILLE - Barbara L. "Bobby" Howe, 83, of Greenville Ohio, formerly of New Weston, passed away the night of April 24, 2013, at Sycamore Hospital in Miamisburg, Ohio.

She was born Feb. 7, 1930, in Darke County, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Edith (Slick) Price. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Bud" Howe, on Feb. 19, 1990; daughter, Linda Kaye Caupp; granddaughters, Samantha Hardwick and Stephanie York; brothers, Tony Price, Clayton Price; sisters, Martha Singer and Mary Staugler.

Barb had been retired from Westinghouse in Union City where she had worked for 18 years. She was a member of the Ladies of the Moose and Darke County Senior Citizens.

She is survived by her children, Shirley (Dick) Grilliot of Ansonia, Ohio, Susan (Don) Pelletier of Albuquerque, N.M., Penny (Jack) Olesen of Eagle, Colo., Connie (Scott) Foreman of New Madison, Randy Howe of Greenville; grandchildren, Michele (Steve) Benjamin, Monica (Scott) Forshey, Melissa (Chris) Richards, Nathaniel (Joanna) Pelletier, Nicole (Danny) Luceras, Benjamin, Patrick, and Sarah Pelletier, Steve (April) Billenstein, Brittani (T.J.) Hines, Heidi (Matt) Sanders, Alexa, and Madison Foreman; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Black; numerous nieces and nephews; and her loving dog and companion "Reggie."

Services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Brock Cemetery near Brock, Ohio.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. The family request that the memorial contributions to be given to donor's choice. Condolences may be left for the family at

Published in The Daily Advocate on Apr. 25, 2013