Clifford Darrell Howard, Age 72, of Galena passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born September 26, 1948 to Leonard and Marie (McWilliams) Howard.
Clifford was affectionately known to his friends and family as Pete. Pete endured multiple setbacks with his health including both legs being amputated and the loss of his voice box. None of these things slowed Pete down and he stayed active with his friends and family.
Pete is preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Marie Howard; his wife Lola; brothers Wayne, Jack, Charles (Eddie), Eugene, Gerald, Leonard; and a sister Bonnie Thomas.
Pete leaves behind a son Gregory, his wife Olive; daughter Stephanie and Christopher Howard of Hurley; nieces; Nephews; and many grandchildren.
The family will hold a graveside service at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Crane Community Cemetery in Crane,