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Steven Ray Howard, age 60

Steven Ray Howard, 60, of Conway passed away January 2, 2022. He was born March 25, 1961 to Herman Howard and Clara Howard Torquato.

Steven is preceded in death by his father Herman Howard; step-father Charlie Torquato; and his brother Randy Howard.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years Sharon Howard of Conway; Daughters Holly Howard Prater of Gainsville, Florida, Stephanie Howard of North Little Rock, Sierra Howard of Cabot; grandchildren Rain and Rome Buchannan, London Prater; sister Jacque Forrest (Matt) of Jacksonville; mother Clara Howard Torquato of Belton, Missouri; mother-in-law Margie Dawdy of Jacksonville; and a host of nieces, a nephew and many friends who will miss him dearly.

Steven was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed drag racing. He was a former police officer for the City of Mayflower and Cammack Village. He truly loved his family and friends. He will be forever missed.

A visitation will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday January 6, 2022 at A Natural State Funeral Service. A funeral service will be held Friday January 7, 2022 at 10:00am. An interment will follow at Rest Hills Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Dorothy Rader Posted January 4, 2022 7:57 PM

    Condolences to family. Loved my nephew Steve.

    • Sharon Howard Posted January 5, 2022 4:46 PM

      Thank you! He loved you too

  • marcia R wheeler Posted January 4, 2022 7:58 PM

    So sorry for the Howard family!

    • Sharon Howard Posted January 5, 2022 4:45 PM

      Thank you Dr. wheeler you have always been a great boss and friend,

  • Bill Swope Posted January 5, 2022 7:22 AM

    My deepest condolences for the family!

    • Sharon Howard Posted January 5, 2022 4:39 PM

      Thank you

  • Cleo Rukes Posted January 5, 2022 10:55 AM

    I cannot physically be with family but my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time

  • James and Judy Howard Posted January 5, 2022 5:47 PM

    Sharon, Stephanie,Serra,Clara,Jacque and Family we send our Prayers to each of you. May the LORD give you comfort and peace and strength during the days ahead. Love James and Judy

    • Sharon Howard Posted January 5, 2022 8:52 PM

      Thank you so much I have enjoyed talking with you so very much!

  • Kay Blanton Posted January 7, 2022 3:15 PM

    So sorry for your loss. I worked wit Steve at Carter Appraisal Service I will be praying for the family

  • Shirley Collins Posted January 7, 2022 6:17 PM

    It was a very nice service. Steve will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

  • london prater Posted February 25, 2022 2:08 PM

    I miss him very very much 🙁

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