Edward H. Howard, 75, passed away October 29, 2020 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born on March 31, 1945 to Harvey and June Howard in Los Angeles, CA. He grew up in LA and moved to Arizona in the late seventies but always considered California his home, and shared stories of his life there with anyone who would lend him their ear. He loved people, and was always there to extend a helping hand or to share a memory. But most of all he loved his family. Through all the joy and even the heart break and loss, he held them close to his heart.
He is survived by his wife Joanne of 20 years, 2 daughters Robyn (Rafael) Campos of Riverview, FL, and Tina (Charles) Grady of Cave Creek, AZ, Stepson Michael (Maria) Parker of Albuquerque, NM, Step daughter Renee (Federico) Velasquez, Mesa, AZ, grandson Federico “Lico” Velasquez, Mesa., AZ,
Sister Joyce (Gary) Bergthold, Fillmore CA and brother Roger Howard, Grants Pass, OR.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and June Howard and his sister Patricia Branson
Graveside services will he held Friday November 6th2020 at 9 am at the City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa AZ.