Butch Howard

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Butch Howard, 44, of Lacy Lakeview, passed away Saturday, April 13th at his residence. Funeral services will be 10AM Saturday, April 20th at Lake Shore Funeral Home’s Outdoor Chapel. Please, come as you are! A bikers procession will then lead the cortege to Oakwood Cemetery for burial. Visitation will be 6 to 8PM Friday, April 19th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Butch was born December 5, 1968 in Killeen to Edward Everett Howard, Jr. and Tommye Ruth Wood. He graduated from TSTC in 1998 with a machinist degree with a 4.0 GPA. Butch was a dedicated employee for 13 years at EFCO Machine Shop in Pendleton, Texas. He worked as a CNC programmer and was a shop supervisor. Butch was a selfless person. He would stop and help anyone in need. He was honorable and a loyal protector to his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his children, Robert Howard, Joey Howard, Stephanie Reynolds, Katrina Howard, and Marcos Howard; two granddaughters; sisters, Angy Busby, Cindy Cook, and Regina Daniels; and brother, Nick Williams; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be John Mendoza, Brad McAdams, Tracy Slaughter, Larry Bob Wilder, Charlie Smirl, and Gilbert Ramos. Honorary pallbearers will be Lionel Reyes, Gene Daniels, Ron Cook, Gilbert L. Ramos and Michael Ramos.

Memorials should be made to American Bank, Edward E. Howard, Special Account. Proceeds will be forwarded to pancreatic cancer research.