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Jason ‘Tater’ Howard

(ROANOKE) Jason “Tater” Howard, 31, of Whitesburg, Ga., passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2023, in Roanoke.

Survivors include his fiancé, Katie Howard of Roanoke; four daughters, Hanna Paige Swanson, Aubrie Thrasher, Hailey Michelle Brown and Kirsten Nicole Brown; one son, Conner Hester; one grandchild, Promise Leona Swanson; sister, Alician “Aly” Stegall; brothers, Jeff Moran and Terrence Lee “Leroi” Gaultney; an aunt and uncle; and several cousins.

A Carroll County, Ga, native, Mr. Howard was born on May 17, 1992, the son of James Nelson and Delore Marie Moran Howard. He worked as a welder for Polk Sheet Metal Works. Mr. Howard was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held in his hometown of Whitesburg at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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