He was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Frederick, to Wash and Vivian (Watson) Howard. He lived most of his life in Southwest Oklahoma where he was a farmer and harvester. He had also owned and operated a trucking company. David was a member of the First Baptist Church of Altus. He loved fishing and listening to Country and Western music.
David was preceded in death by his father, Wash Howard; and by his wife Lana.
He is lovingly survived by his mother, Vivian Howard of Altus; one son, Kevin Howard and wife Linda of Altus; two granddaughters, Nichole Howard and Desarea Howard, also of Altus; one sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Richard Schmidt of Vackerville, Ca.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday at the Altus City Cemetery with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Lowell-Tims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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