Carl Howard

Carl Raymond Howard

Thursday, December 22nd, 1938 - Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Carl R. Howard, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday November 27th. Carl was born in Antwerp, OH in 1938 to the late Dennis and Esther Howard. He retired from GE in 1994 after a 35-year career. Carl was actively involved in several GE clubs, including golf, bowling, softball, and trap and skeet. He loved snowmobiling with his family and neighborhood friends. He enjoyed flying, earning his pilot’s license in the early 1970’s. He served as past president of the Zanesville Lions Club. Carl married Brenda DeVore on June 25th, 1960. Together Carl and Brenda farmed, and owned and operated Howard’s Sod Farm in Yoder, IN. In retirement he especially enjoyed taking the grandchildren on “Papa Days” and spending time with the family at their cottage on Hamilton Lake. Carl is survived by his daughter, Caren (Casey) Jones of Ft Wayne; son, Edward Howard of Ft Wayne; and daughter, Amy (Alan) Baker of Winter Haven FL; grandchildren, Ryan and Mekenzie Vachon of Ft Wayne, Mallorie and Morgan Howard of Ft Wayne, and Mya and Alyson Baker of Winter Haven, FL.; sisters, Helen Livingston and Susan Kelley; brothers Paul and Marion Howard. Carl was preceded in death in 2007 by his wife of 47 years Brenda; 2 infant children Carrie Jo Howard and Timothy Allen Howard; brothers Robert Howard and Ralph Howard. Visitation for Carl will be on Friday December 4th from 4-7 pm at FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services (6557 N Clinton ST.) A private Graveside ceremony will take place on Saturday at 9 Mile Cemetery. Preferred memorials in Carl’s honor may be directed to the Community Harvest Food Bank or Nine Mile United Methodist Church.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 4th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, December 4th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services
    6557 N Clinton Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46825
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  • Interment

    9 mile cemetery
    Address Not Available


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