Richard Duane Howard

March 28, 1954 - September 17, 2019

Age 65, of Silver Springs, NY, passed away at home under the loving care of his family.

He was born March 28, 1954 in Wellsville, NY son of the late Donald and Frances Drew Howard. Richard was a veteran of the US Navy. He worked for many years as a carpet mechanic with Howard’s Floor Covering in Warsaw, prior to his retirement in 2008.

Richard was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. He also enjoyed music, video games, his favorite television series’, fishing and spending time with his family.

Richard was preceded in death by his son, Richard Todd Howard; his brother, Ralph Howard and his sister, Carol Rood.

Surviving are his beloved wife of forty-four years, Sindy Wilcox Howard whom he married on July 12, 1975; his daughters, Amber (David) Howard D’Orazio and Emily Howard both of Silver Springs, NY; his granddaughters, Hadley Grace D’Orazio, Ezylnn Bella Howard; a very special niece Kristy (Jeff) Wilcox Goff of Henrietta, NY; great nieces, Brooklyn Bella Goff, Julianna Grace Goff; his sister, Debi (Jacques) Karr of Warsaw; his brothers, Donald Howard and Jeffrey (Elizabeth) Howard both of Warsaw; several nieces and nephews.

At Richard’s request, there will be no services. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Gainesville at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the family.

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Sep 23.19 from DONNA McGrath:

Dear Sindy and family I am so sorry to hear about Rick. Sending prayers for you and your family at this time ☹️❤️

Sep 22.19 from Mary Mann:

Sindy and family, So sorry for your loss.  He was such a nice friendly man, think of him when I look at my kitchen floor—he did such a super job. Thoughts and prayers to you all. Mary

Sep 22.19 from Cathy Nourse:

Thoughts and prayers Sindy to you and your family. Thinking of you.

Sep 20.19 from Angela M Keaton:

So sorry to hear about Rick. I have a lot of fond memories from the old days. Hope you and your family are doing alright. Will keep you in my prayers.