In Memory

John Howe

John H. Howe
May 7, 1944 - March 23, 2004

Funeral services for John Hornor Howe, 59, of Hot Springs Village and Little Rock, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Helena. The Rev. Evelyn Hornaday will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Helena. 

Howe died March 23, 2004, in Palm Springs, CA of injuries sustained when a car struck him. Howe was born to Otis and Harriet Howe of Wabash on May 7, 1944. Preceding him in death was a daughter, Lindsey Morrison Howe; a daughter, The Rev. Heath Howe Civetta and husband Peter of Concord, New Hampshire; a son, Wilson Herrick Howe, of Little Rock; two grandchildren, Sophie and Eli Civetta; two brothers, Otis W. Howe Jr., and Jamie M. Howe of Helena; as well as a dear friend Virginia Young survive him.

Howe attended schools in Wabash and Helena and graduated from The Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. Howe was an avid Razorback fan and supporter.

For over 35 years, Howe enjoyed a successful financial consulting career that benefited numerous individuals, corporations, and charitable organizations. He began his career in Helena, with the formation of John Howe Insurance Co. and was an active member of Rotary International. Later, E.F. Hutton employed him in Little Rock, and he once achieved top status in sales nationwide in his division. Most recently, Howe operated Eagle Classics of Hot Springs Village, a golf memorabilia business.

Howe was an active Episcopalian and a former member of the Standing committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas. He was a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Little Rock and attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Hot Springs Village.