Howard was born in Trail, BC. He grew up in Topley, and made friends with everyone he met. In 2008 he moved to Houston with his dad (Sam Sherman), and became a fixture around the hockey arena and baseball diamonds. Howard canvassed extensively for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and was passionate about his job at the Bulkley Valley Credit Union.
He is survived by his father, Samuel Sherman; aunt Brenda (Vic) Lepitsky; brothers Bud (Rita) and Steve (Val) Sherman; nieces Jody (Jon) LeVos, Jessica (Shane) Nedohin, and Jennifer (Alan) Kydd; great nephews Jack and Jace LeVos; and great niece Emily Nedohin. He was predeceased by his mother, Clarice Sherman.
Howard passed away peacefully in his sleep, and was laid to rest in the Topley Cemetery by his family on Friday, June 22nd.