Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother went to be with the Lord on March 19, 2012.
Howard is survived by his wife, Ruby of 51 years; three daughters, Rhonda, Carla, Krissy and their spouses; seven grandchildren, Eddie, Debbie, Tim Sr., Kari, Danyel, K.C.
and Cody; and two great-grandchildren, Timmy Jr. and Makenzie.
Howard was an active member of Longview Bible Baptist Church and Spokane’s Faith Baptist Church.
He retired from Longview Public Schools after 40 years of service.
Howard loved hunting, fishing and spending time camping in his RV.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 2804 E. Euclid Ave., Spokane, WA 99207.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Faith Baptist Church.
RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 4305 N. DIVISION, SPOKANE, WA assisting the family with arrangements.
Online guest book available at www.riplingers.com