Charles E. "Corky" Howard

Charles E. "Corky" Howard, 88, of Westminster, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Golden Living Nursing Home in Westminster.

Born Dec. 5, 1925, he was the son of the late Earl Howard and Esther W. Bailey Howard. He was the husband of Irene B. Howard, his wife for 58 years, who died in March 2009.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Cheryl and Roland E. Hertsch Jr., of Westminster; granddaughters Michelle Anderson and husband Scott, of Pasadena, and Jennifer Hertsch, of Hampstead; brother and sister-in-law Ronald and Nancy Howard, of Westminster; two nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Gilchrist Hospice Care, 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

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Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Owings Mills
11605 Reisterstown Road  Owings Mills, MD 21117

Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 3, 2014