Graveside services with military honors for Harold Peters Howard, 94, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Howard died Fri., Nov. 18, 2011 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Mar. 9, 1917, in Lawrence, the son of Walter Dewitt and Pearl Salena Peters Howard. He attended Lawrence public schools and attended automotive school in Fort Benning, Ga. He served in the United States Army during World War II from 1942 to 1954 in the 361st Infantry.
Mr. Howard was a mechanic working for Rapid Transport from 1945 to 1957, Wichita Bus Co. from 1957 to 1960, and Lawrence Bus Co. from 1960 until his retirement in 1986. He was a member of the Dorsey-Liberty Post # 14 of the American Legion and the Alford-Clarke Post #852 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He married Ruby L. Hadl on May 3, 1942, in Jackson County, Mo. She preceded him in death on Oct. 22, 1998. He was also preceded in death by a son, Jack Howard on Dec. 3, 2005.
Survivors include a grandson, Brad Howard, Baldwin City; a granddaughter, Abbe Hale, Lawrence, great-grandchildren Chad and Luke Howard, and Kaitlynn and Branden Flowers.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.