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Thomas David Howard

December 7, 1928 ~ March 25, 2017 (age 88)

Thomas David Howard, 88 of Lake City, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Care Center.  He was born in Tampa, Florida to the late Earnest David and Nell Avery Howard.  Mr. Howard had lived most of his life in Lake City and was a member of the 1946 graduating class of Columbia High School.  Mr. Howard was a veteran of the United States Army and he retired from the United States Post Office in Lake City in 1986.  He was very active in the Lake City Masonic Lodge #27 having served as a Past Worshipful Master.  Mr. Howard was also a member of the Scottish Rite, the York Rite, the Order of the Amaranth and Southside Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his brother,  James Earnest Daniel Howard.

 

Survivors include his wife, Susan B Howard, Lake City; his children, Cyndi Sandlin, Lake City, Jon Randall Howard (Cathy), Ft. White, Jan Elizabeth Jewell (Robert), Oviedo, FL, Patti Marie Howard, Ft. White, Walter Scott Taylor and Adam Lee Taylor (Shannon) both of Lake City; eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.

 

Memorial services will be conducted on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service starting at 1:00 PM.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made payable to the Amaranth Diabetes Foundation, C/O Mr. Donald Bedsole, 3410 Hwy 73, Marianna, FL 32446, in memory of Thomas David Howard. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
March 31, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441
Lake City, FL 32025

Memorial Service
Friday
March 31, 2017

2:00 PM
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441
Lake City, FL 32025


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