JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD, JR., age 79, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 3, 1932 in Houston, Texas to the late John & Martha Jarvis Howard. He was a member of Morrison Hill Christian Church in Kingston. He was also a 17 year member of the Moose Lodge in Ocala, Florida. Mr. Howard had worked as a cement contractor for 46 years before retiring. Preceded also in death by three sisters, Mozelle Howard, Vivian Nelson & Gracie Howard. SURVIVORS Loving Wife Lula DuVall Howard of Kingston Daughter Sita Morantz & husband, Andy of Minneapolis, MN Step-daughter Cynthia Tull of Kingston Step-son Daniel Tull & wife, Anna of Kingston Brothers Frank Howard & wife, Hester of Ocala, Florida Wayne Howard of Ocala, Florida Grandchildren Sam, Rose & Anthony Morantz of Minneapolis, MN Nicholas and Rachel Tull of Charlotte, NC Morgan Edwards of Kingston A host of nieces, nephews and special friends Memorial service for Mr. Howard will take place 1:00 pm, Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Morrison Hill Christian Church in Kingston with Minister Dennis Mullen and Minister David Pryor officiating. Visitation will follow the memorial service at the church. Friends may sign Mr. Howards register book this week at Fraker Funeral Home, 1445 Kingston Highway in Kingston. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.