Carver Howard

April 16, 1940 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 80)


Mr. Carver Howard, 80, of Austintown, transitioned to his heavenly home on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at his home with his loving family at his side.

Mr. Howard was born April 16, 1940 in Youngstown, a son of Oscar  and Amanda Breckenridge Howard. He was a 1958 graduate of North High School and attended Kent State University where he played football as a running back. He had been employed with Delphi Packard Electric in skilled trades, retiring after 26 years of service, and was a member of Local 717. He was a former member of Victory Lutheran Church where he served as treasurer until its closing, and attended Holy Trinity Baptist Church. He enjoyed driving his Corvette, keeping up with world events and being with his family.

He leaves to mourn his passing, but to rejoice in his eternal peace, his wife, the former Nancy Cash whom he married June 27, 1965; a son, Mark Howard of Atlanta, GA; three grandchildren, Markeisha, Shauntanae and Sean Howard; a great granddaughter, Keilya Howard; a brother Donald Howard of Florida; a host of nieces, including, Carmen Howard, Sylvia Howard Davis, and Claudia Howard who are like his daughters; nephews, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving son, Sean Howard; five brothers, Atrel, Chester, Oscar Jr., William and James.; two sisters, Virginia Zanders and Doris Howard.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 2, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home. Private funeral services will be held for the family. Due to the pandemic, all guests are requested to please wear masks and observe social distancing. For the health and safety of everyone, we ask that guests do not linger at the funeral home after viewing.


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October 2, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home Inc.
1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

Private Services

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1951 McGuffey Road
Youngstown, OH 44505

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