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HOWARD C. PROUD 10/21/18-3/11/15 Howard Proud passed away peacefully at the age of 96 on March 11, 2015. Known as Mr. Proud to most, he was Fontana High School's (FOHI) Agriculture and Future Farmers of America (FFA) advisor from the school's inception in 1952 until retiring in 1983. Also a school athletic enthusiast he was the official time keeper for Varsity Football and Basketball along with CIF Baseball umpire for most of those years. He was the husband to Vivian Proud for 69 years, the brother to 6 siblings, the father to three children, grandfather to 7 grandchildren and great grandfather to many (still counting) great grandchildren. He was a veteran and prisoner of war of WW2. His war years can be read online as documented by his Veterans' History Project, by searching online by his name. Truly one of the Greatest Generation, and mentor to many who will be greatly missed by all! Memorial donations can be made for FFA student scholarships to the Crater FFA Alumni in memory of Howard Proud, P.O. Box 5444, Central Point, Oregon 97502. Graveside services will be Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 10:15am at Riverside National Cemetery.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 22, 2015
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