Charles Howard, 88, New Cambria, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at United Church of New Cambria with Rev. Mary Ellen Waychoff and Rev. Jim Bolin officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Gilleland and McElwain Funeral Home, New Cambria. Burial will be in New Cambria Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the United Church of New Cambria. Online condolences may be left at www.greeningeaganhayes.com.
Charles was born on July 24, 1924, in Moberly, son of Charlie and Lola Terrill (Yager) Howard. He was united in marriage to Nadine Webster on August 11, 1945, at Congregational Church in New Cambria.
Charles was a carpenter and farmer. He was a member of the United Church of New Cambria and had helped build the church.
Survivors include his wife, Nadine of the home; two children, Judy Chiarottino and her husband, Jr., Bevier, and Nina Howard and Amy Huff, Brookfield; five grandchildren, Tonya Sutton, Becky Still, Michelle Nichols, Beth Chiarottino and Eric Howard; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Lola; one daughter, Alice Faye Hoffsette; one son, Gary Alan Howard; an infant son, James Randall Howard; and one sister, Jane Davis.