Funeral service for Gil Howard, 77, of Spiro, Oklahoma will be 11:00am Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Victory Worship Center in Spiro, Oklahoma with burial to follow in the Spiro City Cemetery. You may sign Gil’s register book from 9:00am-7:00pm on Friday at the funeral home. The family will visit with friends from 5:00-7:00pm Friday at the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro, Oklahoma.
Gilbert Bryant Howard was born October 14, 1944 in Denver, Colorado to Gilford and Daisy (Ferrell) Howard and passed away on October 13, 2021 in Spiro, Oklahoma. Gil is survived by his wife Linda Darlene (Barham) Howard, one daughter, Sunnye Gilliam and husband Matt; one son, Shawn Howard, six grandchildren, Karie Ramsey and husband Josh, Kandance Hoy and husband Jake, Chelsea West and husband Chase, Braedon Howard and wife Kayli, Hannah Gilliam, and Dru Gilliam; three great grandchildren, Easton Ramsey, Paisley West, and Brooks Howard; two sisters, June Myers and husband Darrell and Doris Denning and husband Dan; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Gilford and Daisy Howard; his sister, Bonnie Green; and his brother Gilford Howard, Jr.
Gil was a member of the Victory Worship Center and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Papa loved his family dearly, he thought his kids, grandkids, and great grandkids were a gift from God.
Pallbearers will be Braedon Howard, Chase West, Jake Hoy, Josh Ramsey, Tyson Sullins, and Kenny Brand. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Myers, Terry Ridenour, Michael Rinke, and Kelly Carter.
Please log on to www.mallorymartinfuneralhome to sign Gil’s online guest book.