Alex Howard, age 74, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 9:45 P.M. on Friday, November 13, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family. Mr. Howard was employed as a Class A Maintenance Technician at Universal Tool and Stamping in Butler, Indiana, retiring with nearly forty years of service. He enjoyed working, fishing, camping and singing karaoke. He could fix anything.
Alex Howard was born on November 24, 1945, in Salyersville, Kentucky, the son of Grover and Maultee (Whitaker) Howard, Sr. He married Sandra Griesinger on July 24, 1985, and she survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Leica (Albert) Garcia and Sheila (Eric) McDaniels, both of Corinth, Mississippi, Cyndi (Terry) Rudolph, of Reading, Michigan, and Heather Cox, of Kendalville, Indiana; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Juanita Denham, of Selmer, Tennessee, Rachel George, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Steve Howard, of Snow Flake, Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Alex Ray Howard; the mother of his children, Pamela; and two brothers, Grover Howard, Jr. and Amiel Howard.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2020, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon. Services will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon with Pastor Jeff Sheldon officiating. Interment will follow in Zion Cemetery in York Township at 4481 County Road 11, Wauseon, Ohio.
Due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing precautions. The family requests visitors use masks in accordance with state mandates. Anyone showing any symptoms of illness are asked to please share their condolences by a phone call, email, text message, or leaving a condolence at the funeral home website.
Memorials are requested to the Williams County Humane Society. To sign the online register or to send condolences, please visit www.krillfuneralservice.com.