Willie Lee Howard Jr., age 58 of Saginaw passed away September 22, 2018 at home following an extended illness. The son of the late Willie Lee Howard Sr. and Mary (Adams) Howard. Willie was born November 28, 1959 in Tunica, Mississippi and he moved to Saginaw in 1986. He married the former Rebecca M. Trevino on December 6, 1993 in Saginaw. Willie was employed as a maintenance engineer at Zehnder’s Restaurant in Frankenmuth for 23 years prior to his retirement due to disability.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, watching T.V. and was good at working with his hands.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca; 10 children, Antonio (Deanna) Starks, Alexandria Starks, Willie Lee Terry, Cordell Terry, Pamela McGill, Sade McGill, Brekandise Trevino, Jazmine Black,
Tamaz Howard, and Samone Howard; 20 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; special nephew, Trinity Vaughn; and 4 sisters, Rayann Howard, Edna Buford, Linda Bennett, and Tina.
He was preceded in daughter, Cherry Starks; and 2 brothers, Pete and Chris.
Funeral Service will take place 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Cederberg-Brietzke Funeral Home, 403 N. Michigan Ave. in Saginaw. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on October 2, from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.