Howard Hathaway

Obituary of Howard Robert Hathaway

Howard Robert Hathaway Watkins Glen: Howard Robert Hathaway, age 64, of Watkins Glen, NY died Wednesday November 11, 2020 at Cayuga Medical Center, in Ithaca, NY. Honoring his wishes there are no calling hours or public service. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Inurnment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee. Howard was born January 2, 1956 in Penn Yan, NY, one of 4 sons of the late John Lawrence and Marcia Ann {Hendrick} Hathaway. He graduated from Dundee Central School in 1974. He enlisted in the US Army in August of that year serving until 1977. Moving to Oklahoma in the 1980's he worked for his "Uncle Terry" at Fields Hot Shot Service in Burns Flat, OK; before becoming a truck driver for Anadarko Dozer in Elk City, OK. In 1987 he reenlisted in the Army for another two years, being Honorably Discharged in 1989. On February 6, 2010 in Elk City, OK he married the former Ruth Ann Larkin; and together they moved back east to New York in 2011. Mr. Hathaway was a member of the Wayne American Legion, loved Hot Rods and fast cars, NASCAR, and hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife Ruth Ann Hathaway at home; 2 sons Michael R. (Cindy) Hathaway of Himrod, NY, John H. Hathaway, and a daughter Nicole (Henry) Armstrong both of Burns Flat, OK; 7 grandchildren; 2 sisters Lorie A. (James) Snyder of Canandaigua, NY, and Hannah Hall of Garner, NC; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was pre-deceased by his 3 brothers Gerry Hathaway on Jan. 8, 1988, Roy C. Hathaway on August 16, 2009, and Tim L. Hathaway on Nov. 18, 2015; and a niece Sarah Elizabeth Williams also on Nov. 18, in 2019. Arrangements by the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee; to leave online condolences to the family visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.
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Hillside Cemetery
Millard St.
Dundee, New York, United States
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