Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 6:14 pm
The Messenger. 09.30.08
Paul Edward Howard, 60, of Martin died Sept. 29, 2008, at his home. He had been employed at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and at Ford Motor Co. before his retirement.
Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin, with the Rev. Stan Brooks officiating. Burial will follow there in Cates Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 this evening.
Pallbearers will be James Howard, Jerry Howard, Donnie Howard, Barry Howard, Eric McCartney and Nathan Howard.
He was born March 5, 1948, in Hernando, Miss., son of the late Freddie “Skip” and Brunelle (Johnson) Howard. He was married to the former Lorrie Frazier, who survives, and was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors also include two stepsons, Reese Frazier and Blake Frazier, both of Martin; two daughters, Kimberley Howard of Vermilion, Ohio, and Heather McCartney of Sharon; four brothers, James Howard of Amherst, Ohio, Jerry Howard of Senatobia, Miss., Donnie Howard of New London, Ohio, and Barry Howard of Wakeman, Ohio; two sisters, Jean Womack of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Rose Oswalt of Wakeman; and two grandchildren, Scott Gulas of Vermilion and Nathan Howard of Sharon.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Freddie Carl Howard.