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David Ross Howard

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David Ross Howard Obituary
David Ross Howard
October 30, 1958 - July 3, 2014
Resident of Fremont
David Howard unexpectedly died in his sleep from a heart attack in his Fremont home on July 3, 2014.
Dave, 55, was born in Syracuse, N.Y. He attended B.O.C.E.S/Central Tech, Syracuse through Nottingham High School, graduating in 1976.
Upon graduation, Dave joined the U.S. Navy. He was stationed in Iceland, Pensacola, Fla. and Skaggs Island, near Novato.
After his enlistment ended, Dave found employment with Genigraphics in New York and Orange County, CA. He later joined Lockheed Martin Corp. as a senior software engineer and relocated to Fremont.
His parents, Ross and Hilda Howard, and sister Betsy Howard predeceased him. Dave is survived by his sister Susan Howard, sister Bonnie (Ray) Johnson, and brother John Howard and many cousins, all of Syracuse. He is also survived by longtime companion, Brenda Rust of Tennessee, and "nephew" James Peters and "nephew" and godson Samuel Ross Peters, both of Pleasanton, CA.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 27, 1 p.m. at Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1301 Mowry Ave., Fremont, CA.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Dave's memory to The Crucible, 1260 7th St. Oakland, CA 94607.
For the full obituary, see fremontchapeloftheroses.com
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on July 20, 2014
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