Ronald C. Howes, 66, of Lehigh Acres, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. He was born Oct. 29, 1946, to Charles and Esther Howes.
He received a master's degree in geology from the University of Utah.
He is survived by his wife: Mirasol; sons, Nathan (Heather), Jason, Josh (Leslie) and Charles; eight grandchildren; and sister, Irene (Jerry) Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Inurnment will be held in Maine at a later date.
Memorials may be made in his name to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Arrangements handled by the Hodges-Farley Funeral Home.