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Oscar Howard

March 24, 1942 ~ June 13, 2021 (age 79)



Oscar Howard, age 79, of rural Nevada, Ohio, passed away at his home with his family by his side on Sunday, June 13, 2021.


He was born on March 24, 1942 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, to Hassel and Lulie Howard, who preceded him in death.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ramona Howard.


Oscar is also survived by his 3 daughters, Robin Howard-Tuttle, Ronda Jones-Toye and Julie (Curtis) Strayer.  8 grandchildren: Krista (Mike) Rumbarger, Sydney Jones, Jacob Greilich, Dalton (Teal) Tuttle, Ellie (Justin) Stoneburner, Katie Greilich, Jarod Tuttle, and Gavin Howard.  9 great grandchildren: Edwin and Olivia Jones Albrittain, Oskar Tuttle, Bryson, Claire, and Blane Stoneburner, and Hannah, Hallie and Trenton Rumbarger. 


He is a survived by his brothers, Hollie, Ed, Russell and Hager Howard.  Sisters, Mahalie Moore and Bonnie Hall, and a brother in law James LeMasters, along with many nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved granddaughter Sarah Renee Troiano, a brother Jesse Howard, and sisters, Reva Sansom, Risby Howard, Leatha Wilson, Barbara LeMasters. 


Oscar was a former fireman with the Nevada Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Wyandot County Coon Hunters Association, and former member of the Nevada Pythian organization.


He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching wildlife.  Oscar was a championship coonhunter and and he loved to be outdoors.


His greatest love was his family, and he will be greatly missed.


Funeral services for Oscar Howard will be held at 1:30pm Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Lucas Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky with the Rev. Ray LaSalle officiating.  Burial will follow at Nevada Cemetery.


Visitations will be held on Friday, from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm at the funeral home.


Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio Health Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Foundation and can be sent to Lucas-Batton, 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, Ohio  43351.


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June 18, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
476 S. Sandusky Ave.
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351

Funeral Service
June 18, 2021

1:30 PM
476 S. Sandusky Ave.
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351


Alzheimer's Foundation

Ohio Health Hospice

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