Thomas Eugene Howse Sr.

Thomas Eugene Howse Sr. was born on February 12th, 1957 to John Edd Howse Sr. and Elmira Howse.

Thomas was the fourth born child of seven. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, brother, Michael Howse Sr., and many other family members and friends.  Thomas departed this life on December 29, 2020.


Thomas received his education in the Rutherford County School system and attended Riverdale High School. During high school, he was a member of the football team. Thomas later joined the United States Army and worked as an electrician; he was honorably discharged in 1979.


Thomas leaves to cherish his memory son, Thomas Howse Jr. (Monroe, WA); daughter, Tomechia Howse (Nashville, TN); Grandchildren-Shante Rollins (Tacoma, WA); Zacharius Howse (Murfreesboro, TN); Xavier Williams (Nashville, TN); Siblings-Evelyn Howse and John Howse  Jr. (Murfreesboro, TN); Cathy Howse (Denver, CO); William Howse (Nashville, TN) and Karen Williams (Murfreesboro, TN); Uncles-Richard Howse and Howard Howse (Murfreesboro, TN), Aunts-Marybelle Dunston (Murfreesboro, TN); Gladys (Jesse) Brown (Nashville, TN) and Iveory Howse (Denver, CO); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and loving relatives and friends.


Thomas loved gardening, rebuilding trucks and cars. He enjoyed hunting, riding his four-wheeler, taking care of animals and anything that concerned the outdoors. Thomas had numerous friends and made sure that he kept in contact with most of them throughout his life. He was dearly loved by too many to name. 


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