On Monday January 30, 2017 a drowning occurred at the Loch Ness Marina RV resort located on Calvary Road in Willis, Texas. At approximately 10 am family members located Richard George Howard in the water near a boat dock. Family and neighbors contacted 911 and began administering CPR until EMS arrived. The life saving techniques were unsuccessful. The victim was last seen by family members at 9 am. The Howard and his family were visiting Lake Conroe and reside in Durango Colorado. The Howard was a 69 year old male, with a history of medical issues. This was the first reported drowning on Lake Conroe for 2017. Montgomery County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport Howard to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for autopsy. According to Constable Phillip Cash no foul play is expected.Divers with the Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constables Office Lake Patrol spent the afternoon diving around the area Howard went in for any other evidence.