CARTHAGE Joseph S. Howard, 90, left to join his loving wife Dody and his son Joe on Sunday, August 11, 2013. He was born on November 14, 1922 go James and Annie Howard and was the last surviving sibling of four boys and two girls.
Mr. Howard retired from the Army in 1971 as a Master Sergeant after serving our country as a rifleman in World War II, the Korean War, and finally in Vietnam. Among his many awards are the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
He is survived by his two daughters, Judy Perry, Knotts Island, NC; Tina Stevens, San Diego, CA; and his many grandchildren.
He loved his family, fishing, his New York Yankees, and his New York Giants. He was an avid reader and frequently buried himself in Western Novels on his Kindle.
Mr. Howard will be laid to rest on August 16, 2013 next to his wife Dody in the New St. James Cemetery in Carthage, NY at 11:00am. Arrangements are being handled by the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., located at 500 State Street in Carthage, New York.
We will MISS you Dad, Gramps, Pop, Joe, and Uncle Joe.