FHP Memorial

Richard D. Howell (1945-1976)

photo of Trooper HowellEnd of Watch:   Monday, August 2, 1976

Trooper Howell was in an automobile crash while in pursuit on US 441 in Orlando.

Trooper Howell had served the residents of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for 1 year. His career with FHP began February 3, 1975. He was in the 49th recruit class in Tallahassee, from May 12 to August 8, 1975.  He was stationed in Orlando.  At the time of his death, he was 30. He was survived by his wife, Nancy, a son, Jason.