Herbert "Bud" Howe, 88, of Princeton passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.


He was born on February 6, 1924 in Princeton, IN to Merritt and Hattie (Robinson) Howe, both deceased.


He lived his entire lifetime in Princeton and graduated from Princeton High School in 1943. He was the co-captain of the football team and played 4 years of basketball. He retired after 30 years from the Indiana State Highway Department as an engineer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Hillside United Methodist Church in Princeton, F&AM Lodge #386 of Lynnville, Tri-State Beagle Club, Southern Indiana Beagle Club, American Legion Post #25 and the Scottish Rite of Evansville. He was also a life member of the D.A.V. and the VFW Post #1147 

He is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart of 67 years, Betty (Carson) Howe; daughter, Shelia (Bob) Dawson of Brownsburg, IN; 2 grandchildren, Angela Tokarek and Kristina Poe; 5 great grandchildren, Tim and Jon Poe and Travis, Trevor and Annie Tokarek; sister, Vera Archer of Indianapolis, IN; niece, Sue Ellen Archer Driver; nephews, Richard (Marlene) Fitch, Gary (Lorie) Jines and R.J. (Joy) Jines; and his good buddy, Tim Nonte

Funeral Services will be held at
2 PM on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Hillside United Methodist Church in Princeton, officiated by Rev. Lisa Schubert Nowling. Burial will be at the Archer Cemetery in Princeton.


Visitation will be from 4 until 8 PM on Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. There will be a Masonic Service at 7 PM on Saturday at the funeral home. Military graveside services will be conducted by retired military veterans.