Simon Howard, 82, of Tibbie passed away February 26, 2019 at his home. He was born September 23, 1936 to Boyd and Lavonia Howard in Howardtown. A retired chemical operator with Ciba Corp, he was a member of Tibbie Baptist Church and Lizzella Masonic Lodge #663 in Lizzella, GA. He lived in Tibbie for over 50 years where he enjoyed gardening, raising sheep and bee keeping. He loved blue grass music and also served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Ruthona Ussery Howard; grandsons, Justin Godwin, Matthew Godwin, Daniel Godwin and siblings, Dan Howard, Norma Day, Theodore Howard, Shirley Clarke, Bernie Howard, Leo Howard, Preston Howard and Osceola Henderson.
He is survived by his wife, Anne Musgrove Howard; children, Deanna (Doc) Godwin, Teresa (Robert) Reynolds; step-children, Stan (Gaye) Clayton, Alan (Jeanie) Clayton, Susan (Randy) Williams, Rose Parnell, Ralph (Sandy) Clayton; siblings, Travis (Martha) Howard, Dyscie Odom, Voncel Jeffers, Ida Geranis; fourteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relative and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Tibbie Baptist Church in Tibbie with the Revs. Barton Turner, Woody Baughn. Visitation will begin two hours prior to the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Lathan Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers will be; Ben Odom, Bo Howard, BoBo Howard, Craig Howard, Nicky Howard, Steve Howard, Stewart Howard and Will Howard
Honorary pallbearers will be nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers donations in Simons name can be made to Parkinson Voice Project, 646 N Coit Rd, Suite 2250, Richardson, TX 75080
I am so sorry for your loss, I worked with Mr. Howard at Ciba years ago and even went by his home a time or two. Good memories.
Andrew DaughertyHigh Springs, FL
So sorry for your loss !praying for the family during this difficult time .my dad Calvin sullivan thought a lot of Mr.simon .
Eric & Angie sullivanWagarville, AL
So sorry for your loss
Madelyn dickeyMobile, AL
Sorry to hear of your loss
David and Bobbie Jean CarpenterMillry, AL
Ann and family, so sorry to hear about this, praying for you and your family, Love Becky Cotton
Rebecca CottonJackson, AL
So sorry for your lost. Praying for your family.
Gary and Janet KellyManchester, TN
Our Heartfelt Condolences to the Family We know Simon Will be sadly missed by all.💔
Jimmie and Brenda ClarkMaplesville, AL