Funeral service for William Leslie “Billy” Howard, 50, will be at 10 a.m., Friday, March 30, 2018, in the Centennial Chapel of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home & Crematory with the Rev. Bruce Kirby officiating.
The son of Bobby Gene “Pete” Howard and Gladys Lorene (Sears) Howard, Billy was born on Oct. 4, 1967, in Ardmore, and passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018, in a Denton, Texas hospital.
A resident of the Ardmore area all of his life, Billy graduated from Ardmore High School, class of 1985. Billy loved country music, animals and being outdoors. He always enjoyed visiting with people, and once he knew you, he would joke with you as well. Billy was an avid Oklahoma State University fan.
Survivors include: his mother, Lorene Howard; sister, Cathy Valley and husband, Robert; nephews, Claude Howard Jr., and Aaron Howard; nieces, Amy Snyder and husband, Shane, Crystal Stephenson and Jamie Windham-Howard; and several aunts, uncles, friends and caregivers.
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