Richard Howard

Richard A. Howard

1926 - 2020

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Obituary of Richard A. Howard

Richard A. Howard, 94, Johnstown formerly of Armagh went to be with the Lord December 10, 2020 at Arbutus Park Manor.  Born July 13, 1926 in Johnstown the son of late C.F. and Olive (Burkhart) Howard.  Also preceded in death by wife Charlotte (Apple) Howard, daughter Tracey Howard, and sister Lois Howard.


Survived by brothers William C. Howard and wife Judy, Waukegan, IL; and Kenneth R. Howard and wife Bernadee, Rockledge, PA; and several nieces and nephews.


Richard was a member of Third Brethren Church, Johnstown, where he served as a long-time Deacon and Trustee.  He was instrumental in in the Development at Camp Peneil in Meyersdale having built many of the building himself and serving as a trustee of the camp.  Richard a was a 1944 Graduate of Armagh High School where he sang in a quartet at his own graduation, WWII Army Veteran and a retired carpenter. 


Due to Covid-19 visitation and service will be private.  Interment Headrick’s Union Cemetery.  Arrangements in care of Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, Armagh.  Online condolences may be left at