Howard R. Jordan, 84

Howard Ray Jordan, 84 of White Bird, Idaho died on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Grangeville, Idaho. Howard was born in Lenapah, Oklahoma on September 14, 1934 to Wesley and Hazel Jordan. He was raised with brothers Marion and Larry and a sister Dorothy.

In February 1955, he married Yvonne Harmon and raised 2 daughters. He lived most of his life in Lenapah until his retirement in 1987 and then moved to Idaho. In Oklahoma, he was referred to by his nickname “Bug”. He was the Superintendent for the Municipal Garage in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, raised cattle, farmed and grew a beautiful garden as a past time.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and when he moved to Idaho, he took up the love for trap shooting.

Howard is survived by his wife of 64 years, Yvonne of the home, daughter Shelia (Paul) Davenport of Grangeville, Idaho and daughter Marlene Allen of Oklahoma. 4 grandchildren, Tom Davenport, Chase Allen, Kama Allen and Cord Allen of Oklahoma, and several great-grandchildren.

Howard is preceded in death by his parents Wesley and Hazel and brother Larry.

Per his request there will be no services. A memorial service will be at a later date at the Grangeville Gun Club. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville. You may submit condolences to the family at

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