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 Edward Cranston Howard

Edward Cranston Howard

Birth
Death 11 Feb 2017 (aged 88)
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Burial Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 176333479 · View Source
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Edward Cranston Howard

Edward (Eddie) Cranston Howard of Galveston, Texas passed away on February 11, 2017 in Galveston. He was born on the island (BOI) on March 10, 1929 and was preceded in death by his mother and father, Edward and Frances Howard, and a daughter, Stephanie Kain.

Eddie Howard is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Diane; a younger brother, John, and his wife, Nancy; four sons and their families – Michael Howard (Debbie), Craig Howard, Dickie Howard (Sallie), and Mark Howard (Terri Kerr-Brown); four daughters and their families – Jean Sargent (Bill), Cynthia Robbins (James), Jennifer Day (Rusty), and Elizabeth Howard; nephews John and Mark Davis; niece Haley Howard; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Eddie was a pioneer in field machining on the Texas Gulf Coast and owned Field Equipment and Service Company (FEASCO) in Houston, Texas from 1971 through 2005. He helped many people feed their families through employment at FEASCO. In recent years Eddie was an active member of the Galveston Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (GCPAAA), a Mason, and a Shriner. He and Diane enjoyed dining out monthly with the Dipsy Diners in Galveston for many years.

Eddie was a kind and extremely generous man who was devoted to his family. He and his unique sense of humor will be greatly missed.

Eddie’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.

A rosary will begin at 9:45 am, Friday, February 17, 2017, at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica with a funeral mass beginning at 10:00 am at the church. Father Richard Goodin will act as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a contribution to your favorite charity.

Feb 15 2017
Galveston Daily News

Edward Cranston Howard

(March 10, 1929 - February 9, 2017)

Edward Cranston Howard, 87, of Galveston, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017.

Family will receive visitors at Malloy & Son Funeral Home starting at 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 16.

A funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 starting at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica.

Malloy & Son Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Floyd Lanny Martin
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176333479
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Cranston Howard (10 Feb 1929–11 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176333479, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Floyd Lanny Martin (contributor 47610184) .