Eldon Junior Howard, 95, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away on February 15, 2019.
Eldon was born on April 20, 1923 in Oklahoma to Eldon and Dora Howard. He served in the army during WWII. He married Doris Jean True on June 12, 1948.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Howard; daughter, Marsha Sue Parman; brother, J.R. Howard; and sister, Georgia Strassner.
He is survived by a son, Michael (Patti) Howard of Springfield, Mo.; two daughters, Rhonda (Craig) Smith of Excelsior Springs, Mo., and Donna (Alan) Gallas of Kansas City, Mo.; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
A memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019 with military honors following at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs, Mo.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Disabled Veterans Association.