Howard Lee Barron, 78, a lifelong resident of Morenci, Mich., died Nov. 23, 2018, at home.
He was born April 19, 1940, in Morenci, to Walter and Alice (Dippery) Barron.
Howard was a 1958 graduate of Morenci Area Schools and a veteran of the United States Army. He married the love of his life, Janice Marlene King, on Dec. 26, 1964, in Angola, Ind., and she survives. Howard was the owner and operator of Barron’s Service in Morenci for more than 50 years.
In addition to his wife of nearly 54 years, Howard is survived by three children, Lee (and Connie) Barron, Kris (and Shawn) Kerns, and Clyde (and Kaitlin) Barron; and five grandchildren, Logan, Peyton, Hannah, Katelyn and Grace.
The family is planning a celebration of life ceremony that will take place at a later date. Burial will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci.