Samuel Henry Howard

Published 1:13 pm Tuesday, October 25, 2022

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Mr. Samuel Henry Howard, 81, of Cornatzer Road, Advance, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2022 at Cadence at Clemmons.

He was born on Dec. 17, 1940 in Davie County to the late Charlie Wilson and Helen Frances Hilton Howard.

Sam retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with 37 years of service. He was a member of Bixby Presbyterian Church and attended Dutchman Creek Baptist Church. Sam enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening and was an avid golfer, softball player and Wake Forest fan. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a sister, Josephine Tutterow; and a brother, Wayne Howard.

Survivors include: his wife of 61½ years, Judy Ann Booe Howard; 3 children, Sherry Crawford of Clemmons, Kim Cooper (Norb) of Winston-Salem, and Benny Howard of Advance; 4 grandchildren, Joshua Parks, Kloi Layton (Justin), Calob Howard (Chloe), and Katy Howard; 3 great-grandchildren, William Ebert, Mila Howard, and Calob Howard; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ted Tuggle and Mr. Ben Browder officiating. Interment will follow in Bixby Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Bixby Presbyterian Cemetery fund, PO Box 2227 Advance, NC 27006; or to Dutchman Creek Baptist Youth Fund, PO Box 416, Mocksville, NC 27028; or to Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

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