February 23, 1938 - July 11, 2019
William K. "Bill" Howard, Jr., 81, beloved brother and uncle, of Bryan, passed from this life on Thursday, July 11, 2019, after a short illness. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home, Hearne, TX.
Bill was born on February 23, 1938 in Hearne, Texas, to Lura Udell (Nannie) and William K. Howard, Sr. Bill graduated from Hearne High School, Class of 1956. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 until 1960. Bill spent most of his life in Austin, Texas, but recently had moved to Bryan to be closer to family. He was an avid sports fan, always supporting his beloved Texas Longhorns. He also had a special love in his heart for all children.
Preceding Bill in death were his parents, his sister Delma Lee Goedeke, his brother Tommy Howard and brother-in-law Billy John Wallace.
He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth Wallace and brother, Charlie Howard and many nieces and nephews.
His family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of St. Joseph Manor and Hospice Brazos Valley, for their most compassionate and genuine care of Uncle Bill. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations being made in his honor to Hospice Brazos Valley, Saint Jude Children's Hospital or the Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston, Tx.