His father, Raymond L. Howard, and his brother, Randall Howard, preceded him in death.
He was previously employed by Skyridge Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Howard of Cleveland; his daughter, Shasta Howard; his son, Scottie Howard; his mother, Star Burnette; his sister, Angela Howard; and his brother, Bill Howard.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes who has charge of the arrangements.
You may share your condolences and memories with the Howard family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.