Thomas Howard, 65, of Marion, Ohio passed away on March 3, 2023 after an extended illness. Thomas was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on June 14, 1957 to John Howard and Myrtle (Lawhun) McGee. He is survived by his children Thomas Howard II (Donna) of Bucyrus, Ohio, Darlene Van Houten of Ontario, Ohio, Lori Cox (Nathan) of Ontario, Ohio, Cindy Beck (Dustin) of Bucyrus, Ohio, seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by both parents, his grandson Tyler Howard, and several siblings. A private celebration of life will be held on March 10, 2023 for close family members only.