William Howard Borders
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William Howard Borders ,87, of Gary, Indiana passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. He was a productive teacher in the Chicago Public School System for many years. Preceded in death by parents Herbert (Ada Mae) Borders and brother Edward Borders. He leaves to cherish his fond memories; wife of 55 years Pat Borders; daughter Analda (Cedric) Merritt; son Andre (Cherilyn)Borders; 6 grandchildren; one great grandchild; brother Herman (Arnita) Borders; sisters-in law Marie Borders and Marilyn Hill; special cousin Lois Outlaw and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation, Friday, April 19, 2019 from 12noon -8:00p.m. with family hours and Omega Psi Phi rites from 6-8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Funeral services Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church 626 West 21st Avenue Gary, Indiana. Pastor Charles M. Morgan officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Apr. 17, 2019.
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May 9, 2019
Sending prayers and my deepest condolences to the family!! I'm so glad I had the pleasure of knowing and working with Mr. Borders he was an amazing man!! I will truly miss him but will never forget him!!!!!
Lisa Gomez
April 23, 2019
Mr Borders & family,

Your brother is at peace. Think of the good times and smile. For comfort read Ecclesiastes 3:1-15,17,19,20,22. May The Creator bring you peace during this time.
Michael & Ermalene Gault Sr
April 22, 2019
My deepest condolences to the family. Mr. Borders was a fine man, a great person and a great professional. He was my counselor when I attended Frobel High School. May he rest in peace. God called a good man home. Thank you for making a difference in my life.
Alejandra Zamudio-Gonzales
April 21, 2019
Mr Borders RIP. I will always remember being in your biology class.you made learning fun. My condolences to your family
Michelle Vega
April 21, 2019
Rest in peace Mr Borders. You were truly one of the best memories I have as a kid in CPS. Thanks for believing in me.
Ruth Delwiche
April 20, 2019
My deepest condolences to Mr. Borders family.... He was my Biology teacher at Benito Juarez. A wonderful man with a kind heart may you RIP
Catherine Cahue-Aguilar
April 20, 2019
I am sincerely sorry for your loss and my warmest condolences are extended to the family. God understands the comfort that we need when we lose a loved one. May you confide in Him always because His understanding is beyond measure. (Psalm 147:3)
April 19, 2019
May the Lord strengthen you and give you His peace.
Alfred and Shelley Fisher
April 19, 2019
My deepest condolences to the Borders family. I met Pat and Howard through my brother-in- law, Herman Borders, Howard's brother. I use to babysit their daughter Analda when I was a teenager. May God bless and console them during this time of loss.
Jill Sudberry
April 18, 2019
I was sorry to hear about the passing of Brother Borders. As a little girl growing up in Galilee he was one of the kind hearts who always greeted me with a smile. My prayers for the family that God wraps them in his arms of comfort and strength during this hard time.
April 18, 2019
Borders family I offer you all my deepest condolences on behalf of the passing of Mr. Borders. He was an excellent administrator during my days at the Gary Career Center. We would have man to man conversations about life and being productive in life. He was always seeking individuals to invest in, with advice and words of wisdom.
I join you in honoring a life well lived by a man so loved and admired. May the peace of God console you all, especially during your moment of beareavement.
Min. Carl Gary
April 17, 2019
My deepest condolences to your family for the loss of your love one. May your cherished memories created, brighten your days and help sustain you at this time. John 6:40 gives much comfort by looking forward to Jesus promise of seeing your love one again.
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