William Howard Howes


September 3, 1943 - December 1, 2020


William Howard Howes, age 77 of Globe, Arizona passed away on December 1, 2020 at his residence in Globe. He was born in Kankakee, Illinois on September 3, 1943. He was the son of Edna Louise Bash and Afred Howard Howes.

William was an Electrical Engineer.

He attended High School in Napa Valley, California. After graduation he attended college in Washington. He owned a Napa Auto Parts Store in Iowa before moving to Arizona. He owned Cobre Valley Snacks and also worked in the computer industry. He enjoyed boating, horses, razor rides, Competitive shooting and riding his side by side.

He served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents Edna and Alfred Howes. William is survived by his wife Diana (Wahlers) Howes of Globe, his children Erin Shannon of Gilbert, Benjamin “Ben” Shannon (Emily) of Gilbert, his siblings Joe Howes of Edina, Missouri, Jeff Howes (Kathy) of Pt. St. Lucie, Florida, Steven Howes (Maria) of La Belle, Missouri, Doug Howes of Missouri, Shirley Ives of Kirkville, Missouri, Cathy Shulte (Kurt) of Owensville, Missouri, Marilyn Mihalovich of Kansas City, Missouri, Mary Lesseiig (Vance) of San Antonio, Texas and Julie Crawford of Napa Valley, California.

A Memorial services was held on Sunday, December 20, 2020 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Pinal Mountain Elks Club in Globe, Arizona.