Howard Randall Bancroft

March 18, 1921 - March 2, 2014

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Howard R. Bancroft
Clemson, SC

Howard Randall Bancroft, 92, of Clemson and formerly of Keowee Key died Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Clemson Downs.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was a son of the late Erwin Palmer and Lisette Kinkel Bancroft. Howard was a graduate of the University of Michigan and was a retired employee of Ford Motor Company. He was a WWII veteran of the US Army Air Corps.

Surviving are a son, Howard R. Bancroft, Jr. (Barbara) of Albany, NY; daughter, Diane M. Bancroft of Canton, MI; grandchildren, Howard Bancroft III (Lynn), Daniel Bancroft, Timothy Bancroft, Amanda Rugenski and Philip Rugenski; and 2 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Florence Therese Scanlon Bancroft.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 PM, Friday in the Sun Room at the Clemson Downs Health Care Center.

The family will have a private committal service in the colombarium of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Seneca, SC.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Condolences may be expressed online at or at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central, SC.