James R. Howard
Age 64, of Canton died unexpectedly Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Cleveland Clinic Mercy Medical Center. Born July 19, 1958 in Canton, Ohio to the late Rev. Ronald and Minnie (Reagan) Howard. He was a life resident of Canton and a retired self-employed truck driver. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Jim was a very talented musician. He is survived by his wife, Delana K. Vandevort; two daughters, Leah Howard, Juliann (Cory) Jones; one son, Aaron Howard; four grandchildren, Emma, Waylon, Alanah and Gabrielle; two brothers, Harvey (Anita) Howard, Mark “Eddie” (Joan) Howard; two sisters, Rhonda Casto (David Self), Raynetta “Joy” (George) Weigand. A memorial service will be Friday, July 29, 2022 at 5:00pm in Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2615 Prairie College St SW, Canton, OH 44706.