William Alastair Howard, 53, of Salisbury, MD passed into the cosmos on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Hospice by the Lake after a two decade battle of Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Born in Los Angeles, California, he is the son of Lauralee Howard of California and the late William Joseph Howard.
His career spanned two decades as a proud Master Electrician with IBEW Local 26, Washington, DC. “Bill” was a Dead Head, candy crush enthusiast and a family man.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 30 years, Debera Howard; Son, Mr. and Mrs. Travis Ian Howard of Culpeper, VA and their 2 sons; Son, Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Alastair Howard of Fruitland, MD and their daughter; Brother, Michael Howard & wife Amy of Palm Desert, CA; Sister, Denise McLinn & husband John of Malden, MA; Nephews, Graham Howard and his wife Laurie and their daughter of Lake Norman, NC and Garry McLinn and wife Katie of Malden, MA; Nieces, Sarah Orellano and husband George and their children of Germany and Jessica Pittelli and husband Matt and their children of Palm Desert, CA; and their special cat, “Boog”.
Bill will be laid to rest, June 9, 2018 in a private memorial. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to RockAgainstMS, 9206 Franklin St, Chatsworth, CA 91311 (www.rockagainstms.org).
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.