George Andrew Howard Jr.|
August 18, 1948 - December 2, 2013
SALEM - Mr. Howard was born to George and Velma Howard in Springfield, Ohio. At age 18 he joined the Marines and served as a Private First Class Officer during the Vietnam Era. In 1979 he moved to Oregon and gave his life to Christ and served in various leadership roles at Salem Mission Faith Ministries. In 1987 George began working for the State of Oregon Employment Department. He was ultimately promoted to the position of Veteran representative, a position which he cherished until his retirement in 2004. He was a man of faith, loving husband, dedicated father and loyal friend.
Services will be held on Wednesday, December 11. 2013 at 12 Noon at Salem Mission Faith Ministries, 4308 Hillrose St. SE, Salem, OR. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Dec. 8, 2013