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1924 ~ 2013
William Alfred Howard Sr., 88 years old, passed from this earth February 20, 2013 in Bountiful, Utah, surrounded by family. He married Jane and lived happily ever after for 69 years this month.
He served in
World War II
, U.S. Coastguard. He was a cowboy at heart, loved John Wayne movies, music, football and his family. He was a loving husband, an unconditional dad and the greatest grandpa. He was an active member of the LDS Church. He had a great sense of humor, told wonderful stories and built anything from birdhouses to playhouses. Others always came first. Dad and Mom's favorite duet "Skinny Marinky Dinky Dink" was also a family fave.
Preceded in death by his daughter Chari and son-in-law, Mickey.
Survived by his wife Jane; son William Jr. (Sandy), daughter Karen (Jimmy), daughter Kelly, seven grandkids and 11 great-grandkids who adored him.
Special thanks to the VA Medical Center and Caregiver Support Network. No flowers please, instead thank a Veteran, volunteer or donate to your local VA or Hospice Center.
A family gathering will be held at a later date. Cremation under the direction of Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary. Condolences may be shared at
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Feb. 24, 2013
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