Arvin Howington

Funeral services for retired Staff Sgt. Arvin Howington, 80, of Killeen, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will be later at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Mr. Howington died July 30, 2020, in Killeen.

He was born Jan. 17, 1940, in Tazewell, Virginia.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Howington; daughter, Janice Zavala and her husband, Joe; sons, Dwayne Howington and his wife, Debbie, and Lloyd Howington; siblings, Shirley Cooper, Bill Murray, Bob Murray, Mae Carroll, Bernice Huggins and Tim Murray; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. A recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m.

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Grandpa you will be missed by your family so much. You gave us some great memories to cherish till we meet again. I want you to know you were my hero. May your rest in heaven. Love you forever 😭😭 My guardian angel.

Janice Zavala

He was my hero. He loved his family very much. He loved life and his country. He was a proud verteran. Rest in peace my dad. Love your baby girl.

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