Okolona Entrepreneur/Civic Figure, Howard Miskelly, dies at 96

Okolona Entrepreneur/Civic Figure, Howard Miskelly, dies at 96

Howard Miskelly, a longtime entrepreneur, and civic figure passed away on July 16, one day before his 97th birthday.

Businessman Howard Miskelly, 96, passed away in Okolona.

Howard Miskelly, a longtime merchant in Okolona, passed away on July 16 at the age of 96. According to his obituary, he and his wife relocated to Okolona in 1952 and established Howard’s Department Store, which they owned and ran for 40 years.

 According to WLBT-TV, Miskelly is the father of Tommy, Oscar, and Chip Miskelly, whose company Miskelly Furniture is among the most well-known in Mississippi and among the biggest independent furniture shops nationwide.

Howard Miskelly Age, Family, Early Life

Howard Miskelly was 96 years old. He holds an American nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His Birth date and Zodiac sign are not known.

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Howard Miskelly Wife, What about his Children?

The former Letha Ann Street was married to Howard Miskelly. They had been together for 74 years. They raised five children together, and as a result, they have a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Tommy, Oscar, and Chip Miskelly are all born to Miskelly.

Howard Miskelly’s Career, What was his profession?

Stephen Miskelly A longtime entrepreneur and civic leader, who frequently cited raising children with a strong Christian faith as his greatest accomplishment, opened a store in Okolona that served as inspiration for his offspring to found Miskelly Furniture, one of the biggest independent furniture retailers in the nation.

According to Chip Miskelly, one of his sons and co-founder of Miskelly Furniture, “His passion in life was influencing, encouraging, and assisting people in any way that he could.” That was his legacy, which he gave to us to carry on. Early on, Howard Miskelly demonstrated his capacity for success. As class president, he chose the mascot and colors for Tippah County’s Falkner High School.

He was enlisted in the Second World War in 1943. With the 102nd Infantry Division, he participated in battles in Belgium, Holland, and Germany. Miskelly received two Bronze Stars and the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a former president of the Mississippi Retail Association and served on the boards of the Mississippi School for the Deaf and Blind and the Veterans Administration. He donated to the school, supported it, and worked tirelessly on its behalf.

How much is Howard Miskelly Net Worth?

Howard has not disclosed his net worth details. Thus it is hard to estimate his net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

After transferring from Union University, where he played basketball, Miskelly eventually found himself at Mississippi State University when he went back to his native Mississippi.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Howard Miskelly is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Howard Miskelly’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair colorWhite
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Howard Miskelly’s should be knows

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusMarried

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