Howard Browning

Howard DeWayne Browning, 79, of Leavenworth, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Howard “Mr. B” Browning was born March 3, 1935, in Galveston, Texas.

Howard Browning

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.

Howard met and married, Virginia King in September 1963. Of that union they raised three children. He is survived in death by his children, Leslie Morris (Jerry) of Leavenworth Kan., Benjamin Morris (Joyce) of Pueblo, Colo. and Raechl Browning Stillman (Gregory) of Raytown, Mo.; a brother, Melvin Simmons (Judy) of Leavenworth; a sister, Laurie Sowell (William) of West Texas City, Texas; and a host grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service with inurnment at a later date.