Larry Lee Howard

Died: Mon., May 26, 2014


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Sat., May 31, 2014
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Sat., May 31, 2014
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Mr. Larry Lee Howard, 70, of Mendon died at 1:05 p.m. Monday (May 26, 2014) in North Adams Home.

   Born February 16, 1944 in Quincy, he was the son of Ira T. and Gwendolyn A. Banks Howard. He married Karen Acker on June 20, 1965 in Trinity Methodist Church in Warsaw, Illinois. She preceded him in death on August 18, 1980.

   Larry was a 1962 graduate of Bowen High School. He enjoyed pizza parties, bingo, gardening, a cold beverage and a small confectionery treat. He was an honorary member of the KHQA 7th of the Month Buddy Club at North Adams Home. He especially loved going to tractor pulls.

   Mr. Howard was employed at Electric Wheel Division of Firestone for 20 years. He later worked as a farm hand for area farmer and at the West Point Elevator and retired from the Lewis Seed Company.

   Survivors include his children, Carol Curtis (Jack) of Taylor, MO, Kathie Palmer of Ursa, Thomas Howard (Janis) of Carthage and Cindy Robertson (Christopher) of Iwakuni Ymaguchi, Japan; seven grandchildren, J.C. Curtis, Brittney Palmer, Abbygail Palmer, Christopher Howard, Jennifer Howard, Madison Robertson and Christian Robertson; three great grandchildren, BriAnna Palmer, Addison Palmer and Chandler Palmer; a brother, Gary Howard (Linda) of Liberty and two sisters, Sherry Vrandenburg of Quincy and Janice Wurth (Bob) of Florissant, MO; a mother-in-law, Lois Acker of LaGrange, MO and a sister-in-law, Sue Caldwell (John) of Warsaw, IL. Also surviving are several loving nieces and nephews.

   Mr. Howard was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Danny Howard; an infant sister, Carole Jean Howard; father-in-law, Marshall Acker and a nephew, Joseph Caldwell.

   Funeral services will be held  10:30 Saturday morning at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Schluckebier officiating. Burial will be West Point Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held 9:30 until time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Larry Lee Howard Memorial Fund.

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Cindy Hicks Rossiter
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
To the Howard family, I am so sorry for your loss.

Carol Gronewold
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
Kathie and Tom,
Wishing you friends, memories and love in your time of sorrow.
Mrs. Gronewold

Rhonda and Joe Downey
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
Thinking of you all at this difficult time. May it help to know other have you in our thoughts and prayers. Just remember you Dad will always be in your hearts.

Rich and Martha Winkler
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
So sorry for your loss, keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers!

rhonda dimos
   Posted Wed May 28, 2014
Kathy, you are in my prayers. I hope your life continues to be surrounded by your family and friends. May you get comfort that he is with your mom and not suffering.

Pam & CK Garner
   Posted Thu May 29, 2014
Our deepest sympathy, prayers, thoughts and love are with all of you now and in the days to come.

James Stevens
   Posted Thu May 29, 2014
Tom, Janis, Chris and Jen - thinking of you all and keeping you in my prayers.

thomas kibler
   Posted Fri May 30, 2014
sorry for your loss. tom.

Martin Hubbard
   Posted Sat May 31, 2014
Sorry for your loss. I'll never forget all the times we spent working together in the hay field.

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