Jimmy Lee Howard
1957 – 2023
Jimmy Lee Howard, 65, of New Franklin passed away January 11, 2023, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
Jimmy was born in Columbia on February 23, 1957, the son of Jack Marden Howard and Edith Lucille Douglas Howard. He graduated from New Franklin High School with the class of 1976. He was employed at Nordyne in Boonville for 21 years. Jimmy was a member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. He enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, collecting guns – especially deer rifles and 22’s. On of his favorite activities was enjoying a glass of sweet tea under his big tree. Jimmy was his own person and loved his family.
Survivors include a son, Tommy Lee Howard (Erica) of Franklin; a daughter, Melissa Howard (Jason Hensley) of Higbee; a sister, Brenda O’Bryan (Mark) of Wooldridge; four grandchildren, Ethan Howard, Whitlee Applegate, Carson Howard and Cameron Howard; four nieces, Mindy Brandes, Tracy Buikema, Kelly Freeman and Jacque Young and two nephews, Brad and Tyler Inskeep. Also surviving are several great nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Gail Inskeep and by several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services celebrating Jimmy’s life will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Markland-Yager Funeral Home in New Franklin. The visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow at Sulphur Springs Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Sulphur Springs Cemetery Association.
Markland-Yager Funeral Home of New Franklin is honored to serve the family.