Richard " Bill" Howard was born May 29, 1964 to the late Freddie and Voncile Howard. He was the fifth out of seven children. Bill departed his earthly life to live with Heavenly Father on June 11, 2020. Richard confessed his beliefs and developed spiritual ties with Christ at an early age. He later became a faithful member at First Missionary Baptist Church Autaugaville, Alabama. Richard " Bill" attend Autaugaville High school where he earned his diploma in 1982. Bill also earned a trade in welding school. Bill was a strong and hard working man. He worked at Holley Machine Shop for many years and later retired with the City of Prattville Sanitation Department. He also adored his times with his children and grandchildren. Bill was also a Member of the Masonic Lodge # 960. Bill was proceeded in death by his parents; Freddie and Voncile Howard. Fayette and Hattie Howard and Alice and John Parker. Richard will be forever cherished in the hearts of those who loved him: four children; Richard Palmer, Sanquita Palmer, Maia Shantavia Howard, and Dra' Meshea Palmer (Willie Brown, Jr.) of Cincinnati, OH. Four grandchildren; Cariyah Calhoun, Mar'vah Clifton, Marqaveon Clifton, and Jace Brown. One brother; Freddie L. Howard, Jr. of Autaugaville, AL. Five sister; Doretha (Dale) Lamar of Prattville, AL, Debra A. Howard and Alecia Motley of Autaugaville, AL, Lonice (Irvin) Smith of Prattville, AL, and Chanell (Donald) Gunther of Atlanta, GA. Two aunts; Shirley (Lewis) Sullen of Montgomery, AL and Carrie Williamson of Baltimore, MD. Two uncles; Joseph (Patrica) Howard of Autaugaville, AL and Mose (Pearl) Howard of Lima, OH. Devoted friend; Beverly Watson. A very devoted brother; Joe (Jo-Jo) Earle. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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