Jerry Don Howard

Jerry Don Howard

Jerry Don Howard, 82, of Yukon passed away on Jan. 29, 2023, in his home following a brief illness.

Jerry attended Banner and Yukon schools and was a life-long resident of Yukon. He took great pride in building and running his own automobile business and was very skilled in the industry. Some of his children’s fondest memories are of working with their dad in his auto shop.

He was a jack of all trades and boasted many talents including constructing his business and home. He was also an avid animal lover and nurturer. Jerry was a devoted family man and was extremely proud of his roles as husband, father and grandfather. He leaves behind a legacy of laughter and love.

He is preceded in death by his father, Roy Levi Howard; mother, LaDelia Cobb Howard; and stepfather, Samuel L. Norris. He is survived by his wife, Pat Howard and their children, Roy Don Howard and wife Lynn of Blanchard; Eric John Howard of Yukon; and Alicia Shawn Naquin of Yukon; grandchildren, Amber and Ryan Huffer of Oklahoma City, Melissa and Dustin Schultz of Blanchard, Jessica and Hunter Biffle of Mustang, Shelby Jo and Darrin Campbell of El Reno, Brandon and Kim Collier of Camas, Washington, and Nycole Sherwan of Yukon; great-grandchildren, Brooklynn and Brady Huffer, Laci, Alicen and Tucker Don Schultz, Autumn Dawn, Tatum Faye and Wyatt Dwayne Campbell and Reagan, Maeve and Sterling Collier.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, at the Yanda and Son Funeral Home Chapel, Yukon, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be signed at Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, Oklahoma.