Howard Gladden, Sr.

Howard Franklin Gladden, Sr.


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He was born to the late James Everett and Ollie Gladden, in Paw Creek NC.  Howard graduated from East Mecklenburg Highschool in Charlotte NC. Howard is survived by his wife of 57 years Jo Ann Gladden. 4 Children Frankie and Ruth Gladden, William Gladden, Joseph Gladden and Krisztina and Olivia Ray. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren. 


He then enlisted in the Airforce were he was an airplane mechanic. Howard was a man of many talents and worked as a truck driver, manager of a grocery store and plumbing warehouse manager.  He retired from Moluf Supply in Charleston in 2007. After retirement, he enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.


Celebration of life will be held at the family home on 01/11/2020,Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services  in Summerville are in charge of arrangements.  


In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local animal shelter in his name.

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