The world now has one less great-great talent.
Beloved Nashville sportscaster Mark Howard breathed his last air at the age of 65 having notably spent the past 21 years on Nashville airwaves with The Zone 104.5 FM.
He was a popular, established figure in sports reporting.
Now, let us take some time to relive his living memories, the life he led with his wife and kids, the cause of death, and more in this writing called ‘Nashville Mark Howard Bio’.
Nashville Mark Howard Cause Of Death
Nashville Mark Howard’s wife, Debra confirmed that her husband died at their home on Sunday 24 July 2022. This was the only extent to what she told The Tennessean.
Therefore, Mark’s cause of death was unknown until the time of this writing.
Following the news, fans and colleagues expressed their sadness and gave their condolences to Debra and the family on social media. Among them was one from NewsChannel 5 sports director Hope Hines. He told The Tennessean that her heart is broken to have lost one of her best and dearest friends. He said Mark was more like a son to him and that Mark felt the same way.
Moreover, Zone 104.5 dedicated their Monday show to the late Mark, writing honoring his stories and paying tribute in many different ways.
Nashville Mark Howard’s Wife
Nashville Mark Howard’s wife Deborah Baker, according to her Facebook is a client service manager at Vee Technologies. And she formerly worked as a remote risk adjustment medical coder at UnitedHealth Group; as an advertising/player public relations/corporate sponsorship account executive at Tennessee Titans/Sports Entertainment Group; advertising account executive at Titans Exclusive/Nashville Sports Weekly; imagery interpreter at the United States Air Force.
She studied business management/social work to become a certified medical coder at Nashville State; studied psychology at Angelo State University; and also went to Pawling High School and Suffolk County Community College.
Originally from West Babylon, New York, Deborah and Mark were based in their home in Nashville at the time of his passing.
Deborah, who is also known by her maiden name Deborah Ann Berie, reached the age of 56 in February 2022.
Nashville Mark Howard Kids
Together with his wife Deborah, Mark Howard only had a son named Jack Levenson who according to his social media went to Illuminate Academy. Jack also emphasized here that he is into traveling, cooking, bass guitar, American football, baseball, video games, and listening to music.
Jack reached the age of 20 on 10 April 2022.
Then, other than Jack, Deborah alone (or with her ex-partner) is the proud mom of Lauren, Kayla, and Rocco. On Facebook, she also mentioned being proud nonna to EJ, Mari, Eli, Micah, and sweet baby Luke.
Mark is possibly the father of Roco Levenson as well.
Among these kids, Deborah’s daughter Kayla already turned 31 years old in June of 2022. She has made everyone including her mother proud by choosing to go to the US Navy.
Deborah’s other daughter Lauren Fisher of Clinton, New York was married and working as an operating room registered nurse at St Elizabeth Medical Center, as of 2022.
How Old Was Nashville Mark Howard At The Time Of His Death?
Nashville Mark Howard was born in March 1957 in his hometown of West Hartford, Connecticut. So, he lived through 65 years of his life until he was no more.
And many of you may not know that his full name was Howard Mark Levenson. So, he is not to be mistaken with Below Deck Mediterranean captain of the name Mark Howard. The Bravo alum too passed away last year at the age of 65.
Nashville Mark Howard Career
Amid family, friends, and fans mourning Nashville Mark Howard’s passing, here is a brief look into his career.
Late Mark worked in radio and TV for Nashville for decades. He first joined News Channel 5 in 1986 and spent another 20 years working as the station’s weekend sports anchor. During his tenure, he covered a World Series, a Super Bowl, and some major NASCAR victories.
Later, when he left there, Mark worked as a broadcaster for a local radio station, where he spent 16 years hosting The Wake Up Zone. In 2020, after 21 years here, Mark left the show, saying it has been a great run and that they were some of the best years of his life.
Was Nashville Mark Howard On Instagram?
Nashville Mark Howard was not on Instagram but only on this Facebook page called ‘Mark Howard’.
How Much Was Nashville Mark Howard’s Net Worth?
Nashville Mark Howard reportedly left behind $1.5 million as his net worth at the time of his passing.
So, you know, Mark had studied History and also Political Science at Ithaca College. And the last time we saw him working on a bigger platform, he and co-hosts Kevin Ingram and former Tennessean Titan Frank Wycheck were successfully making The Zone Nashville’s top-ranked radio show.
Where Was Nashville Mark Howard Living At The Time Of His Death?
News reports on Nashville Mark Howard’s passing did not include details about how he had died or whether he had been suffering from a health problem. Yet, it cared enough to tell us that, he died at his home in Nashville. In fact, this piece of information came directly from his wife.
In her most recent post on Facebook, his dear wife Deborah thanked her kids and Jack, Rocco, Lauren, and Kayla, and everyone, family, friends, and fans for the outpouring of support and love shown to the family with the loss of Mark. “Y’all have touched us so deeply”, she wrote right after calling Mark the most amazing father husband, and friend anyone could ask for.