He was born in Garrett, on October 2, 1936, the son of Harliss Howard and Polly Coburn Howard.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Aileen Howard; his father: Harliss Howard; brothers: Danny, Joe, Keith and Pete Howard; a sister: Judy; and a grandson: William Chase Salyer.
He is survived by his mother, Polly Howard; three sons: Mike (Gwen) Howard, Kenneth “Kimble” (Darlene) Howard, Steven “Cecil” Howard, and Terry (Marcia) Howard; three daughters: Peggy (Denzil) Turner, Donna (Chris) Bradley, and Tina (Ray) Salyer; three brothers: Gordon, Frankie and Gary Howard; four sisters: Betty Layne, Rinki Salmons, Patty Osborne, and Deana Longpre; 18 grandchildren: Amy (Vincent), Steve, Kristi, Chrystal, Matt, Chad, Jeremy, Steven, Tameka, Brandon, Brittney, Joshua, Brittney, Christopher, Matthew, Jamie (Angela), Dannielle and Gage; and three great grandchildren: Zach, Makenzi and Alyia.
Burial was held Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at the Martin Cemetery in Garrett.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
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Arrangements were handled by the Hindman Funeral Services in Hindman.