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Richard Earl Howard

May 29, 1964 ~ June 11, 2020 (age 56)

Obituary

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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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Friday
June 19, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home Chapel
362 Walnut Street
Prattville, AL 36067

Visitation
Saturday
June 20, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
United Christian Church
1852 Fairview Ave
Prattville, AL 36066

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 20, 2020

11:00 AM
United Christian Church
1852 Fairview Ave
Prattville, AL 36066

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
June 20, 2020

Walter Jones Cemetery
Pickett Mill Rd
Autaugaville, Alabama 36003

Please note
Rev. Thaylee Dickerson, Pastor and Rev. Grandville Anderson, Pastor of Greater Saint Joseph A.M.E. Church officiating.
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