Don L. “Donnie” Howard, Jr., 61, of Letts, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2012, at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Aug. 2, with the Rev. John Brown officiating. Burial was at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family to be donated to Fruitland Baptist Church and the Ronald McDonald House. Sympathy notes may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com .
Donald Laurence Howard, Jr. was born on March 22, 1951, in Muscatine, the son of Donald L. Howard, Sr. and Janet (Marshall) Howard. Donald was a 1969 graduate of Louisa-Muscatine High School and had attended Iowa State University. He retired from Bandag in 2006 after 36 years. Donnie had been attending Fruitland Baptist Church.
Local survivors include a sister, Lori (Doug) Lindner of Solon.