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HOWELL COBB BARWICK

November 3, 1913 - March 28, 1997

 

 

BARWICK VETERAN FLIER, DEAD AT 83"

Graveside services for Howell Cobb Barwick, JR of Orange Park, a retired airline pilot,

will be held at 2 PM Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville.

Mr. Barwick, 83, died Friday after a traffic accident.

Mr. Barwick was born in Athens Ga. During WW II, he served as an Army flight

commander and as a flight instructor, training pilots in Avon Park.

He moved to Jacksonville after the war and became a pilot with National Airlines.

During an 18-year career, he became the company's senior captain for the DC-10 aircraft,

and was involved in the formation of the AirLine Pilots Association.

After retiring from the airline in 1973, he piloted DC-8 aircraft on international charter flights for several years.

He is survived by his wife, Emily Macduff Barwick, a son, Howell Barwick III of Orange Park; a

daughter, Caroline McComb Scheppe of Jacksonville; and five grandchildren.

Howell was the grandson of Stancil and Emma Blackshear Barwick.

Thank you to Thomas Enoch Barwick, Jr. for contributing this article

 

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