Robert M. Howard

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Robert M. "Bubba" Howard, 71, of College Grove, died Sunday evening, Feb. 26, 2012, in Nashville.

Mr. Howard was born in Williamson County and was a son of the late Robert Anderson and Leslie Pauline Cole Howard. He was a retired licensed plumber and was a member of the Shelby Avenue Baptist Church in Nashville.

Mr. Howard is survived by a daughter, Melissa Diane McGowan of Oak Grove, Ky.; sons, Chris Howard of Sharpsville, Ind. and Jonathan Howard of Hearne, Texas; sisters, Frances Brooks of Nashville, Edna Pearl Roberts of Lewisburg, Roma Jean Perry of Nashville, and Alma Sneed of College Grove; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial will follow in Reed-Walker Cemetery near Chapel Hill.

Lawrence Funeral Home And Cremation Services ( is in charge of arrangements.