Howard Joseph Tarpey Jr., of Virginia Beach, Virginia, passed away peacefully in his home on September 23, 2021. Howard was born on February 6, 1955 in West Islip, New York to Margaret and Howard Tarpey Sr.
Howard worked in the motorcycle industry as a service manager for 40+ years, at shops including Cycle World in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Charleston Powersports in Charleston, South Carolina, and Commonwealth Powersports in Petersburg, Virginia, from where he recently retired. He was extremely knowledgeable, an incredible problem solver, and was loved by his coworkers and customers alike.
He is survived by his children: Howard, Daniel, and Carli; his grandson, Weston; his siblings: Margaret, Mary, and Kathleen; and his mother, Margaret.
He was predeceased by his brother, Micheal; sister, Patricia; and father, Howard Tarpey Sr.
Howard will always be remembered as a loving son, father, grandfather, and friend. He loved skiing, motorcycles, the New York Giants, working on pretty much anything, and his family.
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