Joseph Donaldlee Howard, 79, of Utica, died Monday, July 12, 2021, at Hermitage Care and Rehab. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include his brothers, Paul D. Howard, John E. Howard, George T. Howard and Roger D. Howard.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Utica.

James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.