Accident kills Paris off-duty EMS worker

Oct 15, 2013

The Paris News reports that Joe Howard, 57, a 10-year paramedic with Paris EMS, died Sunday at Paris Regional Medical Center from injuries he received in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash at the intersection of FM 1497 and S.E. Loop 286.

Joe Howard
Credit The Paris News

Funeral services are pending with Bright-Holland Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife, Cathy, two daughters and many grandchildren.

“Joe Howard was a husband, father, grandfather, paramedic and friend,” said Kent Klinkerman, director of Paris EMS told The Paris News. “He loved his family, fishing and riding his motorcycle."