Lee Howard Jr., 70, of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 3:40 a.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2022, at Parkview Wabash Hospital in Wabash, Indiana. He was born on December 10, 1952, to Lee Sr. and Maggie (Shepherd) Howard in Auburn, Indiana.
Lee married Linda Hooks on June 27, 1970. He worked at Ford Meter Box in Wabash and retired in 2015. Lee enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, and golfing, and riding motorcycles, but most of all being with his family.
Lee is survived by his wife, Linda of Wabash, Indiana; one son, David Howard of Wabash, Indiana; three daughters, Tracy (Mark) McMahan of Montevideo, Minnesota, Brenda (Alan) Hetzner of Denver, Indiana, Maggie Howard of Wabash, Indiana; six grandchildren, Kayla Stefanatos, Devon Howard, Ryan Davenport, Andrea Shively, Jadelyn McMahan, Annalise McMahan; two great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, Brandon Hetzner and Taylor Defch; three great grandchildren; three step-great grandchildren; one brother, Paul Howard of Nappanee, Indiana; one sister, Sue Clemons of Cromwell, Indiana. He is proceeded in death by his parents, one son, Jerry Howard, two brothers, Kenny Howard, and Les Howard.
A Celebration of Life will be at a future date privately among family and friends.
McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Lee Howard Jr.'s final arrangements.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com