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HOWARD, Tommie 87, of Springfield, Ohio passed on from this mortal existence Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He was born in Uniontown, Alabama on July 27, 1926. He fought for his country in WWII and married Louise Howard on September 30, 1946. He worked at Teledyne Ohio Cast for over 37 years. He was a beloved husband (of 63 years), father, uncle, and grandfather who saw five living generations of his bloodline. Tommie is survived by his daughter; Wynona A. (Roger) Banks, of Ft. Wayne, IN; his sons, Donald E. (Betty) Howard of Shaker Hts., OH, Alfonzo "Al" (Brenda) Howard of Springfield, OH, Kerry M. (Arlene) Howard, of Cleveland Hts., OH, Kenneth D. (Toni) Howard, of Bessemer, AL, V. DeWayne (Sandra) Howard of Dublin, OH and Quinton D. Howard-Johnson; sisters, Dorothy Stewart, Bessemer, AL, Arnelious "Bae" Howard of Cleveland, OH; his brother, Simpson (Priscilla) Howard of Cleveland Hts., Ohio, 23 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Cornelius (Hattie) Howard Sr., (4) children; Catherine Howard, Tommie "Ray" (Vicki) Howard II, Elaine (William) Sanders and Anthony B. Howard; (3) brothers, James (Marie-deceased) Howard, Ulysses (Elvee) Howard, and Curly (Anne-deceased) Howard. Funeral arrangements are provided by Robert C. Henry Funeral Home. Memorial service will be conducted at Peoples Baptist Church, 2327 East High Street Springfield, OH, on Saturday, May 10, 2014, visitation at 9:00 am and services beginning at 10:00am, with Pastor Kristopher Peterson (PBC) officiating with burial at Ferncliff Cemetery.

Published in Springfield News-Sun from May 4 to May 8, 2014
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