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Samuel Bachman Howard

April 10, 1929 — May 26, 2015

Samuel Bachman Howard, 86 of Atlanta, passed away Tuesday May 26, 2015. A native of Kingsport, TN, he was a Korean War Veteran. He graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech in 1956. Throughout his work career he was employed by Lockheed Aircraft, General motors, Coca Cola and his own company for 35 years, Fleet Distribution Inc. He was especially proud of a design on the C-130 Airplane as it is flown all over the world. One of his joys in life was traveling to unique places and hometowns with good friends here in Atlanta the Georgia Gypsies. He is survived by his wife of 63 years; Ann Musser Howard, nieces and nephews John Howard, Betty Jo Miser, Melissa Higgins, Mary Burke Payne, Suzanne Edwards, Libby McLellan, Sherry Kibutz, Lewis Musser Jr., Mary Ann and Margaret, Great Nieces and Nephews; Sarah Campbell, Anna Gautney, Josh Higgins, Macy Higgins, Chris Howard, Neil McLellan, Kevin McLellan and Molly McLellan. Funeral Service will be held Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:30 am at Oak Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Louis Miller and Rev. Mary Lou Gilbert officiating. Burial will take place at Knollkreg Memorial Park, Abingdon, Virginia. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Oak Grove UMC Building Fund, 1722 Oak Grove Rd., Decatur, GA 30033. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm at A. S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home and Crematory.


Funeral Home:
A.S. Turner
2773 N. Decatur Road
Decatur, GA
30033

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Friday, May 29, 2015

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Oak Grove United Methodist Church

1722 Oak Grove Road, Decatur, GA 30033

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

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