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Gordon E. "Gordy" Howard

September 1, 1954 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 64)

Gordon E. “Gordy” Howard, 64, of Baytown, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, at his residence.

Gordy was born September 1, 1954 in La Mesa, California, to parents; Kenneth and Mary Sue Grimes Howard, and has resided in Baytown since 1978.  He was a graduate of the Copperas Cove High school, a veteran of the US Navy serving with the SeaBees, member of Cedar Bayou Baptist Church, a retired journeyman electrician from Exxon-Mobil after 30 years of employment, and a former volunteer for the Baytown Special Olympics.  He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and grandchildren, and remembered as a man of many talents.

Mr. Howard was preceded in death by his father:  Kenneth Howard, mother:  Mary sue Grimes Roberts, and mother-in-law:  Sylvia Taylor.  He is survived by his wife of 44 years:  Vivian Taylor Howard, sons:  Nathan Lee Howard and wife Lori and Jeffrey Ryan Howard and wife Jennifer, sister:  SueAnn Buratowski and husband John, brother:  Ricky Howard and wife Meraflor, father-in-law:  Frank Taylor and wife Trena, brother-in-law:  Mike Taylor, grandchildren:  Kylee, Brant, Garren, Grasen, Kenah, Jeffrey, Jr., and Cheyenne Turner, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, at the Old River Baptist Church in Old River.  Memorial services will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019, at the Old River Baptist Church at 12948 FM 1409, Dayton, TX 77535.

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