Jon Alan Howard


Jon Alan Howard passed away unexpectedly on February 07, 2023 at age 75. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Carl S and Ruby R Howard, and eldest brother, Carl S Howard lll.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Darla J Howard (Ragan); four children, Larry Howard (Tina), Lori Jan’s (Bernhard), Michael Howard and Barry Ragan Sr (Lanna). Nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Leslie Howard (Patty) and sister Lisa (Howard) Hinton, nieces and nephews. Sister-in-laws Doris Paddack (David) and Diane Harlow (children).

Jon attended Whiteland Public Schools and graduated from Emmerich Manuel High School in 1966.

Jon’s career as an Indiana Real Estate Broker spanned over 50 years, working in his family’s Brokerage in Johnson County, IN;

He also worked many years in the family business of Howco Truck Caps and RV sales and Storage business.

In his later years, Jon and wife Darla, moved to Eastern Tennessee, where he was an avid gardener. He also loved raising small farm animals and loved going fishing.

Jon never met a stranger and was willing to offer a helping hand to anyone in need.

Jon will be deeply missed for the loved he showed his family and friends, for his gentle nature, his sense of humor and the joy he expressed everyday.

A private “Celebration of Life” will be held in his honor for family and friends. Cards can be addressed to:

Howard Family

P O Box 1056

Greenwood, IN