Benton Rayford Howard
1931 - 2021
BORN
1931
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Hartsell Funeral Home - Albemarle
522 N 2nd St.
Albemarle, NC
Benton Rayford Howard, 90, of Locust, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021 at his home.
Mr. Howard was born April 4, 1931 in North Carolina to the late Martin Lee Howard and the late Ara Ellen Howard.
He was also preceded in death by wife, Lou Eva Turner Howard; brothers, Grover, Lindsay, and J.B.; and sister, Zola Medlin.
Benton was a proud Korean War Veteran.
Bud enjoyed many hobbies, including traveling, golf, visiting the mountains, camping and gardening.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. in Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel and will be officiated by Pastor Jesse Herring. The burial will follow at the Stanly Gardens of Memory, 2001 East Main St., Albemarle. Honors will be conducted by the NCNGHG.
Survivors include daughter, Teresa (Shorty) Hatley of Locust; sons, Benny (Tammy) Howard of Oakboro and Jeff (Connie) Howard of Norwood; sister, Rachel Collins of Concord; brother-in-law, Bill (Sylvia) Turner of Oakboro; grandson, Jimmy (Sherrie) Hatley; granddaughter, Amy (Scott) Honeycutt; grandson, Dustin (Lisa) Howard; granddaughter Candace (Wayne) Sutton; grandson, Robert Howard; granddaughter, Janna (Jamin) Brown; grandson, Derek (Hallie) Lambert; 17 great-grandchildren; and a special thank you to his caregiver, Julie Kiker.
Memorials may be made to Community Homecare & Hospice of Troy at https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/KindredatHomeFoundationInc/KAHF.html
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Howard family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com.
Published by Stanly News And Press from Jul. 26 to Jul. 27, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
27
Visitation
1:00p.m. - 1:45p.m.
Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle
522 N Second Street, Albemarle, NC
Jul
27
Funeral service
2:00p.m.
Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle
522 N Second Street, Albemarle, NC
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