Joseph Edwin Howard
Birth date: January 15, 1928
Death date: June 19, 2012
Mr. Joseph Edwin Howard passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at his home in Winston-Salem surrounded by his family. Born in Mocksville, NC on January 15, 1928, to John Brack and Emma Jolly Howard. Mr. Howard retired from R. J. Reynolds as a Chief Mechanic and enjoyed a variety of activities, such as “the best tomato”, potato, and corn gardening, he also enjoyed hunting rabbits and loving on his grandchildren. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines and served in the Korean War. Mr. Howard is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 55 years, Evelyn Thompson Howard; five brothers and three sisters. He is survived by his wife, Clara M. Howard of seven years of the home; a son, Jeff (Robin) Howard of Winston Salem and a daughter Dawn Kennedy of Mocksville; grandchildren, Dylan Kennedy and Jacob Howard; a brother, Alvin (Annie Ruth) Howard. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Rosemont Baptist Church, 415 W. Clemmonsville Rd., Winston Salem, NC. with the Rev. Mark Reid officiating. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends, Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel.
Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, June 22, 2012 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel 3315 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem NC 27103 (map/driving directions)
1:00 pm on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Rosemont Baptist Church 415 W. Clemmonsville Rd. Winston Salem NC 27127 (map/driving directions)
Parklawn Memorial Park 2730 Peters Creek Parkway Winston-salem NC 27127 (map/driving directions)