NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — EPOF Joshua Devonte Howard, 18, of Newport News, Va., formerly of Council, died July 3, 2014. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church in Council. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.