On December 26, 2007, DR. RALPH HOWARD; loving father of Christopher Howard. He is also survived by former wife Stephanie Brown; daughter-in-law Kimberly Howard; granddaughter Lena Howard; sisters Edith Henry, Lucy Sylvester, and Rebecca Davis; and a host of other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Wednesday from 3-5 and 6-7:30. Family will also receive friends on Thursday at 12, followed by funeral services at 12:30. In lieu of flowers, donations to Morgan State University Foundation Inc., Truth Hall, Room 201, 1700 E. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251.