Kevin R. Howard, 56, of South Dayton passed away April 24, 2018.
Kevin was born in Gowanda, NY, the son of loving and caring parents, Lester and Patt Howard.
A graduate of Pine Valley Central School, Kevin went on to attend North Country Community College in Saranac Lake, NY where he majored in Resort Area Management. He was a charter member of the Sons of the American Legion. Kevin lived in Gatlinburg, TN for the next 25 years where he loved working as a server at the Alamo Steakhouse and Saloon and was voted Server of the County by local residents. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Kevin loved life and was a friend to everyone he met. To know him was to love him.
Surviving are his mother, Patt Howard, his brother, Craig Howard, sister and brother in law, Kristen and Mark Griffin, sister and brother in spirit, Lisa Howard and Mike Donner, brother and sister in law, Chuck and Karen Howard, son Jesse Howard, nieces Courtney Storms and Charlotte Neitzel, and great niece, Haylie Storms.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lester C. Howard, a WWII Veteran, and his nephew, Matthew Neitzel.
There will be a celebration of his life Monday, April 30th from 4 to 7 pm at Distasio Funeral Home 478 route 83 at Balcom Corners in South Dayton.
In lieu of flowers, donations to your local food pantry would be greatly appreciated.