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Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr.

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00am
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr., 84, of Arlington, died at his home Friday, July 11, 2014.
Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 2:15 p.m. with full military honors in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Mr. Howarth was born in Clifton Heights, Pa., the son of the late Samuel Curlett and Milly Howarth. Sam (known by many as Nunny) moved with his family from Pennsylvania to Lewes, Del. in 1936 and graduated from Lewes High School in 1947. He enlisted in the United States Army that year and was stationed in Korea with the Army Security Agency during the Korean War. Howarth served his country honorably for 20-plus years, retiring as a first sergeant in 1968.
He worked for the United States Postal Service in Ft. Hood and Killeen from 1970 until retiring in 1990. Sam and his wife Bobbie moved to Weatherford in 1993 before finally settling in Arlington in 2008. Howarth was an active member of the Army Security Agency Super Group and regularly participated in the organization's reunions. He was also a past member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Lewes, Del. He enjoyed traveling, softball, golf, bowling, and being with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was known to everyone as Pop Pop.
Howarth was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Evelyn Howarth June 2, 2014; and his sister, Marjorie Bakke.
He is survived by his son, Alan and wife, Kathy Gibbs, of New Braunfels; daughter, Cathy and husband, Melvin Jones, of Mansfield; son, Samuel C. Howarth III (Sam/Buddy) and wife, Terri, of Pharr; sister, Beverly McCarty of Lewes; brother, Clifford Howarth of Seaford; sister, Sharon Walsh of Lewes; grandchildren, Tiffany Gulledge, Heather Jones, Brandon Jones, Samuel Howarth IV (Quade), Dustin Howarth, Brian Howarth, Dr. Larry Gibbs, Cassie Clarke, and Nikki Gibbs; great-grandsons, Tripp Gulledge and Nicholas Gibbs; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog and cat, Squirt and Kitty.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

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