IN MEMORIAM: L. Howard Maltby '87


The Rev. L. Howard Maltby (Class of 1987) died August 30, 2014 surrounded by loving family members. Maltby was born in 1956 in Miami, Florida, and received a B.A. in History from Florida International University, before receiving his M.Div. from General. He was ordained a Deacon at St Andrew's Episcopal Church in Miami and ordained a Priest at St Martin's in the Field, Pompano Beach, Florida. In 2002 he was called to serve as the rector of St Alban's Episcopal Church in Lexington, South Carolina, and was very involved in the Diocese of Upper South Carolina.

He is survived by his parents, Arthur and Ann Maltby; his sisters, Nancy and Ginny; brothers-in-law, Stuart and Don; aunts and uncles, Alice and Earl Wietz, Pam and Jim Maltby; niece, Lauren; nephew, Jason; cousins, Jean Breeding, Eric Wietz, Carolyn Ellis, James, Charles and Johnathan Maltby.

His family would like to express their most sincere gratitude to Howard's beloved St Alban's Parish family, Rabbi Gerald Zelizer and his friends at Congregation Neve Shalom, Dr. Richard Bullock, the staff of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, JFK Medical Center, and Haven Hospice for their tremendous support throughout Howard's valiant battle with cancer.

Maltby's funeral was held at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Lexington, South Carolina, on September 6,  with the Rt. Rev. W. Andrew Waldo officiating and the Very Rev. Douglas McCaleb (also Class of ’87), Dean of Trinity Cathedral, Miami, preaching. The Interment of ashes followed in the adjoining cemetery.

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith" II Timothy 4:7