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Howard "Howdy" H. Rine

May 23, 1924August 11, 2019

Howard H. “Howdy” Rine, 95, of Coshocton passed away in the comfort of his home on Sunday, August 11, 2019.

Howdy was born in Coshocton on May 23, 1924 to the late Jasper Lane and Nora Uletta (McPherson) Rine. He worked for Pretty Products for 46 years until his retirement. Howdy was an infantryman in the Glider Infantry, also known as the Flying Coffins, of the Army Airborne Division during WWII. He received multiple purple hearts for his service to his country. On April 20, 1951, he married Naomi “Sis” (Bennett) Rine, who preceded him in death on November 29, 2016. Howdy used to play music and was in numerous bands when he was younger. Howdy was very involved in veteran affairs; he was a member of the American Legion, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, a life member of the VFW 2040 and a charter member of the AmVets, and a past member of the Honor Guard the Military Order of the Cootie Forty and Eight. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge. Howdy was well known for playing the game “I Suppose” and asking “Are you a turtle?”

Howdy is survived by his three sons: Greg Rine, Randy (Janet) Rine, and Steve (Cindy) Rine; three grandchildren: TJ Rine, Nic (Meghan) Rine, and Shawnda Hutton; and six great-grandchildren: Riane, Naomi, Paislee, Knox, Cyrus, and Dax.

Along with his wife and parents, Howdy is preceded in death by his 12 siblings.

Per Howdy’s request, a cremation will take place with a private interment held at a later date. Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home is assisting the family.

An online memorial can be viewed at www.given-dawson-paisleyfh.com.


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Howard "Howdy" H. Rine

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Abbe Donley

August 13, 2019

So very sorry to hear of Howdy's passing. He was a nice man and very funny as well. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

Pat & Kenny Grier

August 13, 2019

Our dear dear neighbor and friend for 27 years. It always was such a pleasure to visit with Howdy and Sis.
To the family we extend our deepest sympathy. May the wonderful memories you hold in your hearts last a lifetime.

Donald Crane

August 12, 2019

Howdy was a great man always had a kind words.some of the game's he would have you played you would lose .He was a true friend . I salute you and may you rest in peace

Edna Courtney

August 12, 2019

He will be miss. Also miss my friend sis but they are together again. Sorry for the family

Mary Hahn

August 12, 2019

Dick and I spent many fun times with Howdy and Sis back in the Cootie days.. Sending deepest sympathy to the family.

Rita n Chris Treadway

August 12, 2019

Howdy was a down to earth kind of fellow.
Now he is at rest with his wife Sis. No more suffering.
He will be missed.
Sending big hugs and prayers to family and friends

Patti Ford

August 12, 2019

Uncle Howard we sure will miss you. Mom and I enjoyed the time we got to spend with you. Now you and Aunt Naomi are together again. Our prayers of comfort goes out to the boys and their families. Fly high untill we meet again.

Andi Taylor

August 12, 2019

So sorry for your loss many hugs and prayers to all of you RIP Howdy