Thomas Larue Howard, 51, passed away on Aug. 22, 2013, at his home in Aurora, Mo. He was born to Harold and Glenna Boyles Howard on Aug. 6, 1962, in Hillsgrove, Pa. He moved to South Williamsport in 1974 and graduated from South Williamsport Area High School in 1981. After high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps. Tom married Linda Schumann in 1995 in Cairo, Mo.