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Elmer Gerald "Jerry" Howard, Jr.

November 23, 1932 — December 10, 2020

Elmer Gerald "Jerry" Howard, Jr., 88, of Middletown, died on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Ohio's Hospice of Dayton. He was born in White Oak, Morgan County, Kentucky on November 23, 1932 to parents, Elmer Sr. and Christine (McLin) Howard, and grew up in Hazel Green, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

Jerry graduated from Hazel Green Academy in 1950. He worked in the Engineering Department at Armco Steel and then did some architectural work for himself. Jerry was a devoted man of God, ministering to everyone who crossed his path and teaching the Bible for over 50 years.

Mr. Howard is survived by his loving wife, Sophie (Wills) Howard; daughter, Chrisy Myers DVM; grandchildren, Ashley Myers & Lt. Commander Chris (Abigail) Myers; as well as many other loving family & friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Peggy Campbell; and brother, Rev. Danny Joe Howard.

Everyone is welcome to join the family for visitation on Friday, December 18, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home, 3805 Roosevelt Blvd (at Bonita Dr.) Middletown, with social distancing being observed and masks being required for those attending. A private funeral service will be held for the family with Ken Wadness & Jim Martin officiating. The service will be live-streamed on the funeral home's Youtube channel, beginning at 11:30 am on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Lebanon Retreat Center, 4464 Emmons Rd., Oregonia, OH 45054 - OR - Ohio's Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton OH 45420.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elmer Gerald "Jerry" Howard, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Friday, December 18, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home

3805 Roosevelt Boulevard, Middletown, OH 45044

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Fairmound Cemetery

Ohio 503, West Elkton, OH

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