Thomas Richard Howard, known by family and friends as “Dickie”, passed away at the age of 74 on February 8th, 2022 in Clayton, NC. He survived lung cancer and recovered from a stroke in 2019, before complications from his second stroke in 2021 took him from us.
Dickie was born on December 29, 1947 to Charles Herbert and Sarah Sabina Howard in Montgomery County, MD. After graduation from Richard Montgomery in 1965, he landed his first job in heating and air conditioning supplies, leading to a career in building maintenance, favoring electric. In 1964 he met Wanda Hunter and they wed in 1967, going on to have two children, Wayne and Jennifer.
Dickie is predeceased by his parents and brother John. He is survived by his wife Wanda, his sister Mary and brother Herbert Howard, his two children Thomas Wayne Howard and Jennifer Howard Davison, his favorite grandchildren Nicholas, Natalie, Madelyn, Ryan and great grandchild Gwendolyn.
A casual celebration of life will be held in Mount Airy Maryland April 16 at the home of Wayne Howard
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