Howard D. Williams, 53, of rural Fort Dodge, died Monday, August 18, 2014, at his home.

In accordance with Howard’s wishes, cremation rites will take place at the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. No other services are planned.

Howard is survived by his parents, Harold and Lillian Williams; siblings, Pamela (David) Noll, Paul (Kaisha) Williams, Rose (Mark) Mathis, and Harold Williams Jr.; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his infant brother Michael.

Howard Dee Williams, the son of Harold and Lillian (Deal) Williams, was born November 26, 1960, in Fort Dodge. He attended Fort Dodge Schools. Howard worked for a seed company in Fort Dodge for several years and was also employed in construction.

Howard loved to fish with his buddies and loved to do woodworking projects. He especially treasured time spent with his nieces and nephews.