Howard P. Hare Jr., also known as Skip, is a semi-retired plumber from Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. He has been married for 43 years to wife Sandra. They have a son and two teenage granddaughters. Skip is an elder at Bloomsburg Christian Church and a member of the Missions Committee. Skip has used his God-given abilities to serve on mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Appalachia, and City of Joy Rwanda. He has been a volunteer for over twenty years at Camp Courage, a healing camp for grieving children and teens. Skip is retired military, having served in the Coast Guard and Army National Guard.