FAIRBORN — Richard L. Howard, age 84 of Fairborn, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at home. Son of the late William Earl Howard & Ruth (Large) Howard, he was preceded in death by an infant son and daughter; brother, Bill Howard; and in-laws, Fred & Essie Slaven. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Clotine (Slaven) Howard; sister, Gloria (Don) Aldridge and several nieces & nephews. Howard was a loving husband. He retired after 43 years of service at the Southwestern Portland Cement Company and was a U.S. Army Veteran. Visitation 12-1 pm Thursday, April 24, followed by a 1:00 funeral service at MORRIS SONS FUNERAL HOME, 104 W. Main, Fairborn. Interment at Fairfield Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to www.morris-sons.com.