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Howard Gaston Downing
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1917, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1998
Hilton Head Island
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA

Howard G. Downing

HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Howard Gaston Downing, 80, died June 4 at Preston Health Center.

He was a native of Minneapolis, moved to Hilton Head in 1988 from Flint, Mich., and served as a 1st lieutenant in the Army Air Corps. He was a graduate of Armour Tech in Chicago, a member of Moss Creek Golf Club, owned the insurance company Howard G. Downing Inc., and was past president of Flint Golf in Flint. He was the widower of Jane Marie Downing.

SURVIVORS: his wife, Irene Marie Hinton Downing of Hilton Head; a son, Howard G. Downing of Holly, Mich.; a daughter, Gail D. Morgan of Grand Blanc, Mich.; a stepson, Marvin Simmons of Fairfield, Ohio; two stepdaughters, Lisa D'Amore of Masury, Ohio, and Sherry Simmons of Jacksonville, Fla.; two granddaughters, Maureen and Sydney Smith, both of Grand Blanc, Mich.; two stepgranddaughters, Dr. Laura Kovalcik and Dr. Margaret Hollar ; and a stepgrandson, Tyler J. Dellaire; and other relatives.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church. A reception will follow at Moss Creek Golf Course.

The Island Funeral Home, Hilton Head Island.

REMEMBRANCES: Hospice Care of the Low Country, 20 Palmetto Parkway, Suite 104, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926.

Savannah News, Sunday, Jun 7, 1998
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: JoAnn Bland
Record added: Nov 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80861478


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