Joshua Dean Howard
March 28, 1986 -- October 20, 2017
- Joshua Dean Howard was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on March 28, 1986,
the third of six children, and died Friday, October 20, 2017, in
Joshua lived most of his life on the Outer
Banks of North Carolina and was a graduate of Manteo High School.Joshua
was an avid hunter, an expert fisherman, and a superb surfer. He
traveled far and wide to surf including American Samoa, and Hawaii. He
was a licensed captain and was a mate for several local charter
captains in Cape Hatteras and the Oregon Inlet.
He is survived
by a daughter, Ariana Howard, her mother Natalie Nacif, his parents
Stephen Russell Howard,(Jodi), and Cynthia Miller Howard, five
siblings: Stephen Russell Howard, II, Courtney Sebastianelli (Jeremy),
Melissa Howard, Andrew Howard, and Miles Howard, (Hillary), three
step-siblings: Danielle Christie, Arielle Williams, and William Petrey,
his paternal grandparents Albert O. and Melanie P. Howard of Seale,
Alabama, six nephews: Kaleb Howard, Bryce Howard, Colin Sebastianelli ,
Avery Sebastianelli , Gabriel Sebastianelli, and River Evans, four
step-nephews: Dylan Elkins, Eli Williams, Eiden Williams, and Gerrit
Williams. Two step-nieces: Lyli Elkins, and Ryann Brown, and numerous
aunts, uncles, and cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Robert and Virginia Miller of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Joshua was an organ donor
memorial service is scheduled for 2:00 pm EDST, Thursday, October 26,
2017, Manteo Baptist Church, Manteo, North Carolina. In lieu of
flowers, the family recommends a favorite charity.
Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online
register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.