Howard, Jr. YORK Jesse Ward "Jake" Howard, Jr., 72, died Friday, February 15, 2013, at York Hospital. Born July 14, 1940, in York, he was the son of Catherine E. Wunsch Howard of York and the late Jesse Howard, Sr. Jake was a roofer. He co-owned with his late father Howard Roofing. He was a member of the 9th Ward Democratic Club. In addition to his mother, Catherine, Jake is survived by a son, Lance Ward Howard and his companion, Lori L. Hays of York; a daughter, Jody Elizabeth Howard of Hollywood, Fla.; a son Jesse Ward Hull of Tamarac, Fla.; and a son, Scottie; four grandchildren, Jack Harvey Howard, Adair Lynn Howard, Jesse Ward Howard, III, and Ariel Ann Howard all of York; four great-grandchildren; a step daughter, Danyelle Garber of York; step grandaughter, Jocelyn Torres of York; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by six brothers and sisters, Raymond Howard of York, Joann Hart of Virginia, Robert Howard of York, Sharon Weitkamp of York, Rickey Howard of York, and Lisa Looks of York. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Danfelt. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., York with the Rev. Richard B. Starr officiating. Burial will be in Mount Rose Cemetery. A viewing will be held Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 18, 2013