Obituary: Randy L. Howard M.D.

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Randy L. Howard M.D., 54, of Westfield, died Jan. 22, 2015 at St.Vincent Heart Center in Carmel. Born Aug. 21, 1960 in Miami, Okla., he was the son of Randall and Jackie (Crice) Howard in Miami, OK.

He had been a regional medical director for Anthem Blue Cross since 2003. Prior to that, he worked at the IU School of Medicine for 12 years. He was a 1985 graduate of the Kansas University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine nephrology training at the University of Colorado. He enjoyed duck hunting and photography. He also loved supporting his sons’ athletic accomplishments from youth through their high school and collegiate careers. He attended Grace Church in Noblesville.

Survivors include his wife, Valerie Howard; father; sons, Matthew Howard, Jeffrey Howard and Tyler Howard; brother, Rusty L. Howard; grandmother, Edna Cook; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Funeral services were held Jan. 27 at Grace Church, 5504 E. 146th St., Noblesville, with the Rev. Tim Ayers officiating. Burial followed at Hamilton Memorial Park Cemetery in Noblesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, 911 E. 86th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, 46240.