February 5, 2020
June 23, 1956 – Jan. 31, 2020
Brian Fredrick Howe, 64, a life-long resident of Sweet Home, Jan. 31, 2020 in Pasco, Wash. following a long battle with cancer.
He was born on June 23, 1956 to LaVona Howe and Richard Howe. He graduated from Sweet Home High School and had a long career as a millwright.
On Feb. 13, 1981 he married Tami VanEpps Bebout in a small ceremony at a local church in Sweet Home. She had two children from a previous marriage that Mr. Howe loved as his own, Danelle and Bryon. They had two children together, Ricky and Kymi.
Mr. Howe was a hard worker and a loving father and grandfather. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, taking long drives in the woods with his two sons and grandchildren. He loved spending time with his friends and taking trips to Christmas Valley.
Mr. Howe is survived by his four children, Danelle and son-in-law Chad Soland, Bryon and daughter-in-law Fumi Bebout, Ricky and daughter-in-law Whitney Howe, and Kymi Howe; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a sister, Cheri Johnson; brother Lindsey Howe; and his girlfriend Brenda Rodgers.
Mr. Howe was preceded in death by his wife, Tami Howe; brother Jeff Howe; sister Lesli Howe and parents LaVona Howe and Richard Howe.
Family and friends are invited to a memorial luncheon at noon Friday, Feb. 7, at the Elks Lodge in Sweet Home.