Leon Howard

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WANCHESE, NC
Leon Richard Howard, Sr, 82, of Wanchese, died Monday, October 21, 2013, in his residence. Mr. Howard was born in Chatham County, Georgia and served his country honorably in the U.S. Coast Guard. After retirement he was employed with Norfolk Naval Shipyard for 15 years and NAVSEACENTLAND for 10 years. He also was a parishioner of Saint Andrews by the Sea Episcopal Church.
Mr. Howard was predeceased by his father and mother Matthew and Ruby Howard and his wife Margaret Boyd Howard.
Surviving are four sons, Leon R. Howard, Jr, John M. Howard, Robert L. Howard and Joseph C. Howard; sister, Annette H. Fisher; four grandchildren, Sean M. Howard, Derek A. Howard, Jeanne M. Roundtree and Susan E. Howard.
A celebration of life will be in Saint Andrews by the Sea Episcopal Church in Nags Head, Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. by Father Philip Glick. Burial will be in Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery in Portsmouth, Va at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, 930- B Wellness Drive, Greenville, N.C. 27834.

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  1. Gloria Mosley

    Dear Howard family,
    Please accept my deep regrets for your loss. You don’t know me but I wanted to share what helped me when I lost my whole family to this enemy death that always brings pain and grief. I found comfort and hope in what Jehovah Gods word the Bible says at John11:11 and Mark5:39 that they’re just asleep and Jesus also states at John5:28,29 that I’ll see them again and this helps me get through each day because I miss them so much. I truly hope these scriptures have helped in some way because this is my purpose in sharing this with you. Please know I share your grief and you’re in my thoughts and prayers.
    Sincerely, Gloria Mosley

  2. Kristina DuGuay

    I found out about Leon’s passing today. I’m so sorry for all that you are going through. Leon is at peace with your Mom now and that is what matters most. I’m sorry I won’t be at the church, but I can’t get out of work. Here is my number if anyone wants to talk. 252-473-7073. I care for all of you and I love Leon. I miss him.

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