Brian “Hoppy” Wade Howard, 53 of Moundsville WV, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV, after a long brave fight with cancer. Hoppy was born January 24, 1962 in Fairmont, WV, son of the late Rex E. and Carol J. Floyd Howard. He was a former construction/carpenter worker for Richard’s Contracting of Moundsville, Christian by faith and a member of the Moundsville Moose, Lodge 1087. Hoppy is survived by his sister, Cheryl Sue Howard of Moundsville; two brothers, Mark Randall and Wife Sherry of Cameron, WV and Dennis and wife, Margo of Wakeman, OH and a special friend, Nicola White of Moundsville. Per Brian’s request, there will be no services at this time. A reception will be held February 7, 2015 at 2pm at the Moundsville Moose Banquet Hall, Jefferson Ave. Moundsville. Arrangements were handled by CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville.