Don H. Howard

Don H. Howard ("Paw Paw"), 88, of Lonsdale, was born Sept. 8, 1925, to Wilbert and Sally Howard in Hot Springs.  He departed this life for his heavenly home on May 8, 2014. 
He was a retired electrician, a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and a retired cattle farmer.
He was a veteran of World War II.  
He is survived by his wife of almost 62 years, Mary Louise Howard; two sons, Russell Howard and wife Melaine and Sidney Howard; two granddaughters, Sarah Mchaney and husband Daniel and Rebekah Howard; two great-grandchildren, Dillon  Postlehwait and Alexis Ludwig; and two brothers, Daniel Howard and wife Betty and Bill Howard and wife Sue.
His wishes were to be cremated and not to have a service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to a charity of choice.
No formal visitation is planned.
Ashby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.