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Donald Howard

9/26/1952 - 10/30/2019

PEKIN ~ Donald Duane Howard, 67 of Pekin, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.

He was born September 26, 1952 in peoria to Darcy and Geraldine (Hall) Howard. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are one son, Zachary Howard of North Pekin; one daughter, Elizabeth Howard od North Pekin; three grandchildren, Eli Rudd Howard, Emma Rose Howard and Ben sherwood Howard and four siblings, Diane Harrison and Mark Howard, both of Pekin, Helen Noe of Marquette Heights and Jeff Howard of North Pekin.

Don was an self-employeed over the road truck driver, retiring in 2015.

He enjoyed fishing and watching sports.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be given to the donor's choice.

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