OBITUARY: Brandon Len Howard


Brandon Len Howard, age 60 formerly of Watertown, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 at Vanderbilt-Wilson Hospital in Lebanon.

Born Oct. 22, 1963 in Los Angeles, CA, he was the son of the late Paul and Phyllis Howard and was preceded in death by a daughter, Jera Len Howard.

Brandon was owner and operator of Full Service Exterminators and a real estate agent and developer. He served with the Watertown Volunteer Fire Dept. as Assistant Chief and retired as a Lieutenant with Wilson Emergency Services. Brandon served as Vice Mayor on the Watertown City Council and served his country in the US Air Force.

He is survived by his sisters, Mary Bowden-Evans (Jimbo) of Lebanon and Sandy Crawford (Henry) of Alexandria; nephews, Larry, Brady and Brandy Bowden; great nephews and nieces, Evan, Ryder, Evalynn and Layla; his wife of 32 years, Debbie Howard; foster children, Eddie Jankowski and Crystal Jankowski; niece, Jenna Hopkins; great nieces and nephews, Casey Jr., Brea, Taylen, Kai’lyn and Acesyn.

A celebration of Brandon’s life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024 at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. David Haun and Fire Chief Blake Haun officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. till service time on Saturday.


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