OBITUARY

(Ret.) Capt. William Lee Howard

June 15, 1924July 28, 2018

William L. “Bill” Howard, age 94, of Huntsville, Alabama passed away on Saturday July 28, 2018. William was born June 15, 1924 in Georgia to Lee Groves and Ruby L. Howard. Bill was a WWII veteran and retiree of the U.S. Navy and also retired from NASA as an Engineer. He volunteered at many organizations like the Red Cross, CASA, Boy Scouts, and local swim teams.

He is survived by his son, Andy Howard (Tina); daughters, Lee Howard and Sue Youngblood (David); grandchildren, Lillis Taylor (Lloyd) and Scott Youngblood, Jr. (Taylor); and numerous nieces, nephews, neighbors, and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Anne.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Valhalla Funeral Home, with a “sharing of stories” to follow at 2:30 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.dignitymemorial.com for the Howard family.

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  • Trinity United Methodist Church

Services

18 August

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm

Valhalla Funeral Home

698 Winchester Rd Ne
Huntsville, Alabama 35811

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(Ret.) Capt. William Lee Howard

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JACK PRIEST

August 5, 2018

THESE ARE SWEET AND SOUR TIMES. I AM GRATEFUL TO HAVE WORKED WITH BILL, TO HAVE BEEN A FRIEND AND TO HAVE LIVED DOWN THE STREET FROM BILL FOR THE PAST 55 YEARS. HE WAS ONE HECK OF A GUY! BILL LIVED A FULL AND HAPPY AND SUCCESSFUL LIFE. HE WILL BE SORELY MISSED. GOD BLESS BILL AND HIS FAMILY.
THIS IS A PICTURE OF BILL WITH MY WIFE, LAURA, IN AUG 2015, AT THE SPACE AND ROCKET CENTER VETERANS TRIBUTE IN HUNTSVILLE, AL.

FROM THE FAMILY