UTICA — Joseph Donaldlee Howard, 79, of Utica, passed away July 12, 2021, at Hermitage Care and Rehab. He was born Feb. 25, 1942, in Charleston, W. Va., to the late Joseph Anthony and Ethel Boggess Howard. Don was a U.S. Navy veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Ann Howard; and brothers, Harold Howard, Lewis Howard and James Howard.
He is survived by four brothers, Paul D. Howard, John E. Howard, George T. Howard and Roger D. Howard.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Utica.
James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Online messages of condolence may be made at www.davisfuneralhome.com.