Howard was born 10/03/1954 in Philadelphia to Mary and Howard Watson, the third of six children. He made his transition on May 18th, 2020. Howard was educated in the Philadelphia public school system. He was extremely bright, inventive and adventurous.
Howard held numerous jobs as a body and fender man. One of his first jobs was at Wilkie Buick. He talked them into hiring him by offering to work for free for a few days. Howard had so many talents such as writing and cutting hair. In addition, he was a true hustler, doing whatever he could to earn money.
Howard was an avid sports fan, loving his Eagles and Sixers. He’d get angry at them sometimes but always remained faithful.
Howard led an interesting life, filled with stories and adventures. He had a great sense of humor and a way with words. As an old friend, Larry Marbley said “Howard was a Myrtlewood Street original”.
Howard leaves to cherish his memory a son, Howard Jr., daughter Tammie, son-in-law Justin, 3 granddaughters, Brelynn, Bailey and Brooklyn, sisters Paulette and Brenda, brothers Kevin, James and Darryl. He also leaves to cherish his memories nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.