William Ray Howard

June 15, 1936 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

William Howard Obituary

      William Ray Howard, 86, of Springfield, passed away February 29, 2024, in Good Shepherd Village, He was born June 15, 1936, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky, the son of Beecher and Hatty (Atkins) Howard. Mr. Howard enjoyed nascar racing, ball games, watching westerns on the television and being with his loving family. He had been employed in the construction business. Survivors include his beloved wife of 60 years; Elizabeth Ann (McClurg) Howard, three children; Mark (Kim) Howard, David (Kelly) Howard and Aaron (Nicole) Howard, four grandchildren; Cory (Amanda) Howard, Ryan Howard, Alexandria Howard and William Howard, four great grandchildren; Violet and Chloe Wright and Nolan Howard and Frances Howard, two sisters; Gloria (Dean) McCord and Janice Patterson and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers; Kenneth Howard, Ketsel Howard and Edward Howard, sister; Betty Howard and his parents. A celebration of Mr. Howard’s life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be shared at Arrangements are being handled by the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME,  

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