Howard Dennis Folsom

July 22, 1924July 6, 2018

Howard Dennis Folsom of Brentwood, CA

Howard passed peacefully on 6 July 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Non, OK on 22 July 1924. He is survived by his wife of 73 years Mary Ellen; his sons Dennis Folsom of Martinez, CA and Richard Folsom of Brentwood, CA; and his daughter Eileen Harrington of Kea’au, HI. He is also survived by his grandchildren Spencer, Patty, Ashley, Tara and great granddaughters Juliet and Jade.

During his 93 years on this Earth he proved himself to be a man of many talents. Howard graduated from Liberty High school in 1941, then joined the Marines in 1942 , where he spent 3 years as a flight mechanic in the South Pacific during WWII. After returning, spent 34 years & retired at Glass Containers in Antioch. He was also a proud member of the Choctaw Nation. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching the sunset with his favorite people; his family. He was a very loving father and grandfather and will be deeply missed.

There will be a viewing at Brentwood Funeral Home 839 1st Street Brentwood, CA 94513 on Thursday, July 12th and Friday, July 13th from 3pm-7pm for anyone who would like to pay their respects.


  • Viewing Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Viewing Friday, July 13, 2018

Howard Dennis Folsom

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