Ira Buford Howell Jr., 83, of Stanfield, NC passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
Mr. Howell was born February 24, 1939 to the late Ira Buford Howell Sr. and the late Beulah Tucker Howell.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Kay Howell; and son, Tony Howell.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth "Gail" Howell; son, Bobby Howell and wife Ann of Midland, NC; and granddaughter, Alicia Scott and husband Stephen.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm, Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Bethel Church of Midland, 12700 Idlebrook Rd., Midland, NC. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm, officiated by Bishop J. Lawrence McCleskey. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your local Lions Club organization, or St. Jude Affiliate at Novant Health, Attn: Dawn Mergenthaler, 301 Hawthorne Lane, #100, Charlotte, NC 28204. Donations sent to St. Jude at this address stay in our local area.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Howell family.