Donald (Donnie) Joe Howard, 62, of Cleveland and formerly of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 31, 2014.
He was a graduate of Brainerd High School and UTC where he played tennis. He was an avid weightlifter, fisherman and wood worker. He was a loyal member of Clingan Ridge Baptist Church in Cleveland.
He will be missed by his family: Harriet, Denise (Michael) Pierce, Danny (Kristi) Morton and Darris Morton; brother, David Howard; several grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A memorial gathering is planned for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Clingan Ridge Baptist Church.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Donnie and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Howard family with his arrangements.