Harold Vernon Howe, 89, of Niles passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Mishawaka, Ind.

Harold was born on Oct. 27, 1930, in Paragould, Ark., to the late Roy and Josephine Howe. On July 6, 1951, he married the love of his life, Blanche Anna Washburn, at a ceremony in Fort Smith, Ark. Harold served his time in the U.S. Army, and later in life he was a factory worker at Uniroyal. But his passion for the last several decades was being an auctioneer.