H. Howard Flint, II, the chairman and retired CEO of Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Flint Ink Corporation passed away on June 14 after a brief illness. He was 66. Flint was born in Detroit, and was the grandson of the corporation’s founder, H. Howard Flint. He began his full-time career at Flint Ink in 1964. In 1967 he was elected to the board of directors of the company. He was elected president and COO of Flint Ink in 1988, and chairman and CEO in 1992. In January 2005, Howard retired as CEO, assuming the position of non-executive chairman of the board of directors. He is survived by three daughters, nine grandchildren; a brother, David B. Flint (Amber), and a sister, Marilyn Flint.