William A. Howard

May 19, 1944 - April 24, 2014

William A. Howard

May 19, 1944 - April 24, 2014



William “Bill” A. Howard, age 69, passed of lung cancer at his home in Bellingham on April 24, 2014. Bill was a Cast House Worker at Intalco for over 30 years, and a sharpshooter-marksman for the U.S. Army. He enjoyed computers, motorcycles, and various outdoor activities. Bill is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marilyn Howard of Bellingham, daughter Jenny Miller of Chilliwack, B.C., son Robert Howard of Bellingham, mother Gladys Howard of Bellingham, sister Shiella Jones of Bellingham, brother Donald Howard of Lynden, brother Wayne Howard of Bellingham, sister Sandra Celec of Ferndale, sister Patricia Strickler of Bellingham, 4 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father, William E. Howard.

Farewell Tribute Information

There will be a visitation in the chapel at Greenacres Memorial Park on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

A graveside service will follow at 2:00 PM at Greenacres Memorial Park, followed by an indoor reception in the chapel. Donations Information

Memorial donations may be made to Whatcom Hospice Foundation, 2901 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA 98225. You may share your thoughts and memories of Bill at www.farewelltributes.com

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7 responses to William A. Howard

  1. Shiella says:

    You will be in our hearts forever..

  2. Sandy Celec says:

    I am still completely amazed by my brother’s strength and bravery during his long battle. In my heart and my thoughts forever. Marilyn, your strength kept him going. Sam

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