Clifford Watkins Howard Sr.

Published 11:40 am Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Mr. Clifford Watkins Howard Sr., 78, of Cornatzer Road, Advance, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at his home.

He was born June 5, 1937, in Davie County to the late Thomas Watkins and Willie Mae Barney Howard. Mr. Howard was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War. He was owner and operator of K&C Amusements and Ken and Cliff’s Pool Room for more than 55 years. He loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was saved on Nov. 9, 2014.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Faye Dudley Howard; and a brother, Ken Howard.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Donna Howard Bell and Elaine Howard Edwards (Randy), all of Advance; 2 sons, Clifford Watkins Howard Jr. (Heather) of Cochrane, Alberta, Canada and John Howard (Stephanie) of Advance; 11 grandchildren, Jennifer Bell, Stephanie Kluttz (Willy), Jason Edwards (Amanda), Jermey Howard (Megan), Martin Edwards (Ashlee), Brittany Myers (Kenny), Tiffany Burroff (Jim), Klaire Howard, Carl Howard, Jordan Muise and Colton Muise; and 7 great-grandchildren, Kensley Edwards, Madyson Myers, Jackson Howard, Kourtlynn Edwards, Blake Edwards, Makenzie Howard and  Kaylee Howard-Burroff.

A funeral service was to be conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept.r 3 at Dutchman Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Ted Tuggle officiating. Burial was to follow in Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury with military rites conducted by the VFW Memorial Honor Guard. The family was to receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Eaton Funeral Home in Mocksville.M

Memorials:Dutchman Creek Baptist Missionary Fund, PO Box 416, Mocksville.