Gary Wayne Howard, 53, of Alexander, went to be with his Lord on Feb. 12, 2014. Gary was a wonderful husband, son, brother, friend and colleague who always made you smile and feel welcome.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Louise Howard.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Lisa, who loved and will miss him dearly. He is also survived by his father, Harvey Sr.; three brothers, Harvey Jr., David (Lea), Ted (Robert) and two sisters, Audrey and Debbie (Ricky).
A celebration of his life will be 3 p.m., Monday, Feb 17, at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16, at the funeral home.
On-line guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .