Donald R. Howard, 54, of Slater, died Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Private family services will be held. Visitation will be Sunday, June 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Memorials are suggested to the cardiovascular unit at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Born March 5, 1953, in Marshall, he was the son of the late Uel R. and Mildred Pearcey Howard. He owned and operated Howard Concrete in Slater for 38 years and was a lifelong Slater area resident.
He is survived by a daughter, Melissa Chevalier of Malta Bend; a granddaughter; two brothers, Dale Howard of Slater and David Howard of Slater; two sisters, Brenda Mancell of Wellington and Beverly Penny of Columbia; and a half-brother, Richard Hall of Virginia.
He was preceded in death by a half-sister.