Howard, Charles Ray “Charlie”

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In our heavenly kingdom and in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found a beloved Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Uncle and Dear friend. Charles Ray “Charlie” Howard. Mr. Howard, 83, formerly of Odessa, passed away Wednesday January 13, 2016 at The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Texas. He was born January 4, 1933 in Forsan, Texas to Perry P. & Eunice Admire Howard. He was a devout Baptist Christian, whom Loved the Lord Dearly, he was also an Army Veteran of the Korean War Era, and after 33 years of dedicated service as an Executive Sales Representative, he retired from Hughes Tool Co. For All of Us That Knew Dad, We Will Always Remember Him for His Love of Wild Flowers and The Colorado Rockies. Dad is preceded in death by his 1st & 2nd wife: Ruth Joy & Mary Lou Howard, Parents: Perry P. & Eunice Admire Howard, Brother: James Roland Howard, Sisters: Mary Ruth Merchant & Mozelle Abee, He leaves to cherish his memories his beloved Daughter: Brenda Reeves & husband Gayle of Mineola, TX, Sons: Robert Howard & wife Lisa of Durant, Ok, Randy Howard & wife Amy of Hockley, TX, 6 Grandchildren, 3 Great-Grandchildren, Several Nieces, Nephews, Cousins & Tons of Friends.

We the family would like to take this time to express our utmost sincere gratitude and appreciation to each and every one for all the prayers, floral arrangements, food offerings and especially your presence with us during this difficult time. A Special Gratitude to His Nurse Christie, His Aid Jackie & to all his Dr.’s & Staff at The Hospice of East Texas for all the wonderful Caring Love Given To our Beloved Father Charlie. May God bless you all abundantly! Pallbearers will be his family & friends.

A Visitation will be held today, Friday January 15, 2016, from 6 pm to 9 pm at Odessa Funeral Home. A Service will be held at 10 am Saturday January 16, 2016 in the Chapel of Odessa Funeral Home with Reverend Clydell Chapman officiating, with Interment being held at 2 pm at Trinity Memorial Park Cemetery (6900 South U.S. Hwy 87) in Big Spring, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701. Services by Odessa Funeral Home.


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