Alvin L. Howard
Retired Staff Sgt. Alvin L. Howard, 76, of Copperas Cove passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Temple.
Services with full military honors will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen with Pastor Russ Cochran officiating.
Howard was born April 30, 1942, in Tolleson, Ariz. He entered the United States Army in 1962, serving in Vietnam. He retired in 1982 from Fort Hood with 20 years of service. He married Georgia Rettenmaier in 1966. They have resided in Copperas Cove since 1979.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia; daughter, Tonya Jost and husband Philip; son, David Howard and wife Andrea; and five grandchildren, Keith Jost, Beth Cleverley, Andrew Jost, Alexandria Howard and Samuel Howard.
Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove is in charge of arrangements.