Rev. Robert Dallas Howard

Published 10:23 am Monday, March 6, 2023

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Rev. Robert Dallas Howard, 83, went Home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, March 3, 2023. The family is extremely grateful to the folks at Cabarrus Family Medicine, the wonderful nurses in the Atrium Cabarrus – Cardiac ICU, and Hospice of Union County.
Mr. Howard was born April 29, 1939, to the late Dallas R. Howard and Carrie Combs Howard, and grew up in Elizabethton, Tenn. He served four different Baptist churches as pastor for a total of 60 consecutive years.
Robert is survived by his son, Barry Howard and wife Sabrina of Matthews, N.C.; his daughter, Donna Howard Belk and husband Randy of Lincolnton, N.C.; three grandchildren, Christopher Olin Belk, Macie Caroline Belk and Samuel Robert Dallas Howard; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 7, at 2 p.m. at Miami Baptist Church, 6701 Miami Church Road, Concord, NC 28025 where he was a member and former pastor. The service will be officiated by Rev. Scott Faw, Rev. Eddie Barbee and Rev. Lewis Whittington. The family will receive friends locally from 11 a.m. until noon on Thursday, March 9, at Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. The committal and entombment service will follow in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Miami Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Linda Eliff, 6701 Miami Church Road, Concord, NC 28025.
Lady’s Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family in North Carolina and Tetrick Funeral Home is assisting in Tennessee. Online condolences may be shared with the family and viewed on our website at
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is honored to assist the Howard family. Office: (423) 542-2232.

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