US Marine Corps

James "Sonny" Howard

March 11, 1943 ~ January 13, 2021 (age 77)


Mr. James “Sonny” Howard, age 77, of Pittsburg, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at his home in Pittsburg. He was born March 11, 1943 to Clifton Jewell and Maudy Beatrice Caperton Howard in Mena, Arkansas.

He was a retired Police Officer, served in the United States Marine Corps, and was a Baptist.

He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Elaine Howard of Pittsburg, Tx; sons, James “Woody” Howard of Van Alystne, Tx, Robert Wachter of Gilmer, Tx; daughters, Elance Roberts of Pittsburg, Tx, Terri Morris of Lubbock, Tx,  Sandra Storms and husband Ron of Ingram, Tx; sixteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; brothers, David Howard of Arizona, Jerry Howard of Lubbock, Tx; sisters, Jackie Woods of Slaton, Tx, Jewell Little of New Mexico, and Debra Lynn Barnett of Weatherford, Tx.

He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Glenda Sue Howard; brother, Doug Howard; sisters, Hazel Campell, Anita Trout Tillerson, Janice Knox, and a son-in-law, Tim Roberts.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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