Howard Ray Prouty, age 88 of Hawthorne, FL passed away on Thursday February 7, 2019 in Gainesville, FL. Howard was born in Manchester Depot, Vermont on July 31, 1930, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Etta (Jefts) Prouty. Howard was the 10th child of 12.
Howard was a logger for Coleman’s of Rawsonville, Vt. Then worked at Bromley Mountain Ski Resort in Peru, Vt. for many years and was also employed by Merrill’s Excavating of Londonderry Vt. before retiring. He loved the outdoors, caring for lawns, landscaping, and spending time with family and friends.
Howard was predeceased by his son David Lyn Prouty, and out lived
2 wives Joan (Rawson) Prouty and Ella (Barrett) Prouty
Survivors include his daughter Laura Mae ( Leopold ) Fillion; stepson Cornelius Burnham and daughter in law Terry Prouty. In addition, he is survived by his 5 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at (day) (date) (time) at Milam Funeral Home Chapel at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: West Putnam Volunteer Fire Dept. 104 Race St. Hawthorne FL 32640.