Larry James Howard, age 75, of LaBelle, passed away November 22, 2016 in Lehigh Acres.
He was born June 18, 1941 in Alliance, OH, to the late Glenn and the late Lucille (Martin) Howard. Larry retired as a lineman after 38 years from Sprint/Century Link Phone Companies. Larry was active for over 16 years with the Lee County 4-H Program, he was a great man who will be missed greatly by his family and friends. Larry was Lee County Resident since 1959. Larry enjoyed spending time with his family and working with his adopted family – the Flints.
Survivors include his daughters; Jessica Griffin and her husband Nate of LaBelle, Beverly Howard, step-children; Cori and Buck Hendry, Tonya and Jeff Downs, Victor and Amanda Harrell, thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren, along with many extended family members and good friends.
Celebration of Larry's life will be held Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm in Akin-Davis Funeral Home – Fort Myers, with Pastor Gary "Bronc" Flint officiating. Burial will be in Alva Cemetery immediately following the celebration. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Flint, Jeff Flint, Doc Sapp, Perry Sapp, Tony Flint and Houston Flint.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested donations in Larry's name be given to the Hendry County 4-H Program – P. O. Box 813 LaBelle, Florida 33975.