Michael Howard

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Michael Christenson Keith Howard was born April 4, 1990; he transitioned on Thursday, February 18, 2021 surrounded by his loving parents Christopher and Barbara Howard and his grandmother Barbara Thomas.

Michael gave his life to the Lord at a very young age; he recommitted his life to the Lord in recent years. Michael was educated at St. Lucie West Centennial High School; of Port St. Lucie, FL Class of 2008. He attended Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH, Lone Star College Houston, TX and received his Associate Degree from Los Angeles Film School. He was a Certified Culinary Specialist with the US Navy. Michael was a veteran of the United States Navy, he was a hard working man even through cancer. Michael loved traveling, spicy foods, Gospel music as well as other Genres. He especially liked music by Kirk Franklin; he thought he was a musical genius. Michael loved teaching others modern technology and wanted to be known for his individuality. He had a passionate desire to one day help the homeless perhaps creating a nonprofit to facilitate that assistance.

Michael was preceded in death by his Grandfather, Henry (Slim) Howard.

Michael leaves to cherish his memory his loving parents, Christopher and Barbara; his mother was his inspiration, his rock and the apple of his eye. Also Grandmothers Barbara Thomas and Bertha Howard, Favorite uncle Jeffrey Thurmond, Favorite Aunts Gwandine Thurmond and Teresa (Jerry) Carter. Good friend, Ketly D and he was Godfather to her 1st child. Special cousins, Larissa Garcia, Morgan Thurmond, Donnell Thurmond, Tycia Ingram, and Michael Pitman; Godmother, Classie Moore, also many other uncles, aunts, Great Aunts and Uncles from Columbus, OH and Atlanta, GA, and many cousins.

Services will be private.

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  1. To Barbara and Christopher Howard, my heart goes out to you both. My prayers are with you. I am praying that God will wrap his arms around you and hold you tight. May God carry you through this time of mourning and give you peace in knowing you are good stewards and loving parents.
    Love your Godsister Felicia (Robert) Cauley

  2. To the family of Michael Howard,
    Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Our sincere prayers and condolences to you all at this difficult time.
    Minister Frank & Latoia Burgess

  3. Barbara(June) and Christopher, I am lost for words right now. Just keep reminding yourself what the Bible teaches us. Absent from the body present with the Lord. I will keep you in prayer!

  4. We would like to extend our condolences to the family.
    May you draw comfort from God as he help you to cope with the heavyweight
    of your loss. Truly sorry for your loss.

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