Thomas L. Howard 1955-2018

NEWTON FALLS — Thomas Lynn Howard, 63, of Newton Falls, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at his home.

Thomas was born Jan. 10, 1955, in Newton Falls, the son of the late Thomas and Margaret Rink Howard. He had lived in Newton Falls most of his life, spending 15 years in Denver.

Thomas was a tow motor operator for General Electric for 15 years, retiring in 2002. He was a member of the First Church of God in Newton Falls. Thomas enjoyed fishing and watching sports. Thomas was a supporter of the Los Angeles Rams and was a diehard Cleveland Indians fan.

Loving memories of Thomas will be carried on by his brothers, Bob C. Howard of Warren and Ted W. Howard of Newton Falls.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Don Allen Howard.

Per the family’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Newton Falls Cemetery. The Rev. Eddie Howard will officiate.

Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444, 330-872-5440.

Family and friends may view Thomas’s obituary online and send condolences to his family at

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