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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian James Howard III

Dr. James Arthur Howard III died in the early morning hours of January 14, 2019 after spending the day surrounded by loving friends and family. Dr. Howard was born March 13, 1947, in Knoxville, Tenn., the son of the late James A. Howard II and Leona Rogers Howard. He is survived by his daughter Nicole (James) Locke, Dianne Wisner, his love and life partner of 23 years, and extended family Cathy Wisner Ransom (Jeff), Sean Wisner, Grace Noble, Sam Noble, Elias Wisner & Makena Wisner. His...
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