Donald Dale “D.D.” Howard, 82, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Grisell Memorial Hospital, Ransom.

He was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Utica.

Friends can call 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City; burial will be in Utica Cemetery with military graveside rites by McKinstry-Jones American Legion and Sons of the American Legion, Utica, assisted by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.