Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 09:05:58 :
Wednesday, December 7, 1960
V. E. Howard, Sausalito, Succumbs
Volney E. Howard, a Sausalito real estate broker who did not believe in retirement, died Monday in a San Francisco hospital after s six-week illness. He was 81.
He was a son of Gen. Volney Howard, head of the California militia in the gold rush days. He and his wife, Hazel M. Howard, and daughter, Mrs. Nancy Howard Teal, resided at 104 Fourth Street, Sausalito.
Howard had worked in the real estate business in Marin for more than 40 years.
During World War II he worked at the mold loft in Marinship and, when the war ended, returned to Millerís. Though an octogenarian, he worked actively selling real estate until about two months ago.
Howard was a native of California and had lived in Mill Valley in the early 20ís, before moving to Sausalito.
He was a member of Mill Valley American Legion Post 284 and was active on the Marin Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
He is survived by his wife and daughter and two sons, Volney E. Howard Jr. of Orinda and John C. Howard of Redwood City.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Nicholas P. Daphne Mortuary in San Francisco. Interment will be in Golden gate National Cemetery, San Bruno.
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