Michael David Howard, son of the late Roy Lee Howard and Imogene Stephens Howard, was born on Dec. 23, 1950, at St. Louis and died in his residence on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at the age of 57.
Mr. Howard was a veteran of the United States Army and a resident of Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Sharon Diamond on Feb. 14, 1998, at Dexter. Mrs. Howard preceded him in death on March 7, 2007.
He is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Howard of Illinois and Sarah Howard of Belleville, Ill.; three brothers, Roy W. Howard of Salem, Gary L. Howard of Sikeston, and Steven M. Howard of Cahokia, Ill.; and one sister, Jeannie S. Williams of Sikeston.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Randy Howard.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.