Monte David Howard, Sr., 94 of Kingwood, died Thursday, March 25, 2021 at home with loving family by his side.
He was born January 27, 1927, in Uniontown, PA, a son of the late John B and Adele John Howard.
He was a loving father and grandfather. He served his country in the US Army and the Army Air Corp during WW II and worked as a machine repairman for Kingwood Wholesale for 40 years. He was very well known for repairing pin ball machines, pool tables and jukeboxes. He was a member of the St. Sebastian Catholic Church. He will be remembered for his visits to local nursing homes to cheer the residents and giving out flashlights.
He is survived by his three sons, Monte D. Howard, Jr and wife, Brenda Kay and Randal J. Howard and wife, Mishell, all of Kingwood and Robert G. Howard and wife, Debi of Bradenton, FL; ten grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild expected in October.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Joann R. Stewart Howard; his son, John Kenneth Howard; his brother, Frank Howard and his sister, Joan Cartwright.
Family will receive friends at Browning Funeral Home in Kingwood on Sunday, March 28 from 4-8 pm where a Vigil service will be held at 7:30 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am Monday, March 29, 2021 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Kingwood with Father Soosai Arokiadass as celebrant. Interment will follow at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to WV Caring, PO Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520-0760 or the St. Sebastian Alter Society.
Masks and social distancing will be observed during the visitation and funeral.
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