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Stan Ray Howard

November 9, 1952 — November 16, 2023

Windsor, South Carolina

Stanley “Stan” Ray Howard, age 71, died Thursday, November 16, 2023.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 18, 2023, at the Santa Anna Cemetery Pavilion.  Inurnment will follow in the Santa Anna Cemetery.  Services are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, in Coleman.

Born in Coleman, Texas, Stan was the son of the late Donald Ray Howard and Emily Louise McGregor Howard and was the widower of Tedda Howard whom he married on May 28, 1989. He was a 1971 graduate of Coleman High School, in 1975 earned a BS in Engineering Technology from Texas A & M and in 1977 received his Master’s Degree in Industrial Technology. From 1977 – 1988 he worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron “CBI” and during this time worked at over 25 locations. After working 31 years, Stan retired as a welding material principal engineer having worked at the Savannah River National Lab. During this time, he worked for E. I. DuPont, Westinghouse, and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. He was a member of the American Welding Society and was a Certified Welding Instructor. He was President of the Astronomy Club of Augusta and Vice-President of Observing. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where he led the Brotherhood for several years and was a member of the Adult II Sunday School class.

Stan is preceded in death by his loving wife, Tedda Howard, on November 5, 2023.

Survivors include his daughter, Agnes Marguerite Howard of Aiken, SC; a sister, Donna Sue Brown and husband Scott of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Ronnie Wayne Howard and wife Beth of College Station, Texas; an uncle, Jimmy McGregor and wife Barbara; and several nephews, Glenn Pearson, Robby Pearson, Brian Howard, Jim Ferguson and Fred Ferguson.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Red Cross, 1314 Pine Log Rd., Aiken, SC 29803 or the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1178 Greenwood, SC 29648.

We invite you share fond memories and words of comfort and condolence with the Howard family by signing the guestbook on Stan’s tribute page at  Stevens Funeral Home is honored to serve the Howard family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Stan Ray Howard, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Monday, December 18, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Santa Anna Cemetery Pavilion, Fannin Street, Santa Anna

206 Fannin Street, Santa Anna, TX 76878

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