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Arlen Howle Jr. '64 February 8, 2017 10:18 AM updated: February 8, 2017 10:22 AM

Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home obituary
415 W Williams Street
Breckenridge, Texas 76424
Phone: (254) 559-3311

Arlen "Red" Howle Jr.
February 19, 1930 - February 5, 2017

Arlen G. “Red” Howle Jr., 86, died Sunday. Graveside service with Charles Kuhn officiating will be held Thursday, February 9th at 11AM at Breckenridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-7 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.

Arlen Guy Howle Jr. was born on February 19, 1930 in Big Spring, Texas to Arlen G. Howle Sr. and Lural Crook Howle. He graduated from Breckenridge High School May 28, 1948, and joined the navy during the Korean War, being discharged September 2, 1952. He then attended Arlington State where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Geology on August 25, 1962, and then Texas A&M University with a Master’s degree in Science on May 23, 1964. He married Billye Wood on September 23, 1955 in Lovington, NM. He worked in the oil and gas business for many years and was a rancher.

Survivors include daughters, Landy Skaggs and husband, Glen of Breckenridge, Shelley Colbert and husband, Michael of Argyle, and Holly Harvey and husband, Gregg of Abilene; grandchildren Koby Killion and wife, Tracie, Brady Carter and wife, Krista, Kelsey Carter and wife, Tonya, Camille Bryan and husband, Derrick, Calli and Hadleigh Harvey, and Brad Skaggs, and wife Robin; he was also survived by numerous other family and friends. Mr. Howle was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Casey Howle, and grandson Hayden Harvey. There are also seven great-grandsons


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home
415 W Williams Street
Breckenridge, Texas 76424


11:00 AM
Breckenridge Cemetery
E. Elliott Street
Breckenridge, tx 76424

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