HOWARD, Joseph Lee, "Joe," 38, of Wesley Chapel, Florida passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019.
He was born in Tampa, Florida and has been a lifelong resident of the Tampa Bay area.
He worked for many years at Ford Motor Credit Company with multiple different positions which lead him to befriend many people.
His bigger than life personality drew people to him and kept them engaged with his quick wit and sense of humor. He was constantly joking and teasing with everyone keeping the mood light no matter what was going on.
Joe loved football season and was an avid Bucs and Seminoles fan.
He enjoyed backyard BBQ's with family and friends, playing corn hole, and socializing with everyone.
He is preceded in death by his "Papal," Leopold Spolarich.
Joe is survived by his wife, of 14 years, Erin; son, Connor; daughter, Avery; mom, Patty Howard; "Nana," Selma Spolarich; sister, Ashley (Matt) Pridemore; aunt, Mary (Bob) Roberts; cousin, Tracy Cameron; and his nephew, Tyler Hutson.
A celebration of Joe's life will be announced as soon as information is available.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Go Fund Me – Joe Howard to offset the costs of losing Joe so unexpectedly.