HOWARD, John P., 90, of Dallas, W.Va., died Monday, July 29, 2013 at home.
He was born May 22, 1923, in Benwood, W.Va., a son of the late Russell M. and Isabelle (Green) Howard. He was a member of the Sand Hill United Methodist Church in Dallas W.Va. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty J. (Warburton) Howard; two brothers, William S. Howard and James C. Howard; one brother-in-law, Joseph Paczewski; one daughter- in-law, Linda L. Howard; and one sister-in-law, Rose Howard.
He is survived by one son, Russell J. Howard, Sr. and his wife, Marguerite, of Dallas, W.Va.; one sister, Virginia Paczewski of Wheeling, W.Va.; one brother, Harry P. Howard of McMechen, W.Va.; two grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 11 a.m .until the time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, with Rev. Debra Dague and Rev. Lisa Fox officiating.
Interment will follow at Sand Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, Ohio, 43943.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.