James B. “Jim” Howard passed away Monday February 13, following a brief illness.
He was 64.
Mr. Howard was Journeyman Ironworker based at Local 5 in Washington D.C., having worked on the New River Bridge in West Virginia. He lived most of his life in Johnson City.
He was preceded in death by his parents Bernard and Minnie Howard.
He is survived by two sisters, Carol Ann Graybeal of Piney Flats, Neva Howard of Berlin, Germany, a brother Jerry Howard and his wife Sandy, and eight nieces and nephews.
There will be a procession of Vintage and Hot Rod cars (motorcycles welcome) in honor of Jim beginning at 1:00 p.m. Saturday Feb. 18, at 242 W. Main St. It will end at 509 Oliver Approach for a gathering of family and friends from 2-4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice.
The James Howard Family is in the care of the Cremation Society of Northeast Tennessee, www.cremationsocietytn.com