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APHA state director & committee member Howard Norman dies

Howard Norman, a former APHA state director and advisory committee member, died July 15, 2023, at his home in Dickson, Tennessee. He was 73.

An APHA member since 2001, Howard treasured his Paint Horses. He was the breeder of eight. Furthermore, Howard also served as an APHA state director from 2020-2022 and contributed to the Regional Club Advisory Committee.

In addition to serving in the Army National Guard for six years, Howard was a lifelong water well driller and owner of Norman Well Drilling since 1999, his obituary stated.

Howard is survived by his wife, Patricia; sons Michael, Christopher and James and their significant others; grandchildren Alex and Brandon; and his siblings Robert and Kathy. No funeral service will take place; in lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. APHA sends our condolences.


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