Clayton LeRoy Howard, 81, of Montana, formerly of Newport, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Mont.

A graveside service with military honors is at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Amariah Garner Cemetery in Newport.

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City. Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

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