Howard resided at Lakeland Wesley Village in Benton and attended Riverwoods Church South Campus. He loved being with family and friends, and his sense of humor filled everyone around him with enormous joy. He was always one willing to lend a helping hand to anyone that ever asked. He worked in HVAC and was a maintenance supervisor in a plastic molding company.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in Vietnam.
Survivors include two aunts, Leota Powell and Thelma Ford both of Paducah, and three cousins, Larry (Sharon) Ford, of Chicago, Ill., Marilyn Wallace of Indiana, and Roger D. (Onna Lee) Ford of Benton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clint and Irene Jordan, and one brother, Jesse Jordan.
A memorial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Riverwoods Church South Campus, 37 Flat Road, Benton, KY. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.