Francis Wallace (Frank) Howard, 83, of Terlton, Oklahoma passed away on January 7, 2018 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Frank was born December 24, 1934 in Plymouth, Massachusetts to the late Wallace & Doris (Wrightington) Howard.
Frank was retired from the Tulsa Police Department as a Lieutenant after many years of courageous and dutiful service. He was also a veteran of the United States Navy (Air Sea Rescue).
After his retirement from the Tulsa Police Department, Frank served as a Private Investigator, Scout Master of Troop 66, earning the 50-year Scout Award, and Security for the TCC Campus police.
Frank earned the rank of black belt in Karate and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, earning the 50-year award.
Preceded in death by his sons, Ronald Howard and Jerry Howard, Frank is survived by his loving wife, Margaret of the home; sons, Eric Howard & wife, Charlotte of Nashville, Tennessee, John England & wife, Michelle of Farmington, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Sandy Howard of Tulsa, Oklahoma; sister, Wilhma Ouellette & husband, Terry of Silverton, Oregon; brother, Paul Howard, Hobe Sound, Florida; seven grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, several nieces and nephews and a special niece, Kathy Gibson of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Frank’s final wishes were to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Porta Caeli House, 2440 North Harvard Avenue/P.O. Box 580460, Tulsa, OK 74158-0460.
- Date & Time: January 13, 2018 (1:00 PM)
- Venue: Christ Church Episcopal
- Location: 10901 South Yale Tulsa, OK - (Get Directions)
Celebration of Life
- Date & Time: January 13, 2018 (3:00 PM)
- Venue: Fraternal order of Police Lodge 93
- Location: 12512 East 21st Street Tulsa, OK - (Get Directions)