James Thomas Howard Jr., 75, of Salisbury, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Autumn Care of Salisbury in Salisbury, NC.
He was born December 20, 1943 in Gaston County, NC to James Howard, Sr. and Leona Helms Howard. James was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. He loved the beach and to fish, but most of all he loved to share his love for fishing with his family.
James is survived by his wife, Sandra Faye Howard , whom he married September 2, 1963; son, Kevin Scott (Judy) Howard of Richfield, NC; two grandsons, Jonathan Daniel (Erin) Howard of Rockwell, NC and James Seth (Katie) Howard of Gold Hill, NC; great-grandson, Damian Alexander Howard; three sisters, Jean Watts of Stanly, NC, Judy Pope of Mt. Holly, NC, and Cynthia (James) White of Gastonia, NC; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Friday, May 31, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Salisbury, NC.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 31, 2019, in the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Salisbury, NC, with Rev. Dale Kinley, officiating.
Burial will take place in the Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Howard family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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