Richard S. Howard Sr.

Date of Death: 6/19/2020

Richard S. Howard Sr.

November 2, 1945 - June 19, 2020


Richard S. Howard, Sr., 74 of Altoona passed on Friday at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown following a brief illness.


He was born in Altoona, the son of the late John C. and Mary L. (Taylor) Howard. He was formerly married to Judith A. (Weidlich) Howard.


Surviving are his sons: Richard of Myersville and John of Altoona; nine grandchildren: Ted Bailor, Jeremiah and Darrian Phillips, Cody Howard, Brianna Mintz, Maya Balidia, Jordyn Kelly, Christian Howard and Joshua Howard; his sister, Susan Musser of Altoona; two brothers: Joseph of Newmanstown and Edwin of Duncansville and eight great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his daughter Kimberly L. (Howard) Bailor; three brothers: John of Altoona, James of Buffalo and Chuck of Fresno, CA and two sisters: Alice and Peggy both of Altoona.


He was a life member of Newburg Social Hall and St. Stanislaus Club and was a former member of the Moose Lodge 74.


Richard was a devoted father and grandfather. He will be missed by all that touched his life and by the ones that he touched. His door was always open for family, friends and strangers that became his friends.


There will be a memorial at a later date, and all will be notified by Richie and John.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244.


Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary, Inc.


Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.    

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