Howard McCreary, 86, of Town Creek passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at his residence. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM till 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 4, at Lawrence Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 PM at Cave Springs Cemetery, Town Creek with Charles Rutherford officiating. Burial will be in Cave Springs Cemetery.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Howard was an avid fisherman. He loved woodworking, outdoors and Alabama Football.
Survivors include his wife of twenty eight years, Judy Parker McCreary; one son, Patrick McCreary (Amanda); two daughters, Christina Michael (David) and Lisa Pezent (Ryan); four grandchildren, Ashley Fike (Dustin), Levi Michael (Carrington), Reese Pezent and Garrett Pezent; three great grandchildren, Jackson Michael, Brinley Fike and Aubry Michael; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlon H. McCreary and Ruby Peden; two brothers, Cecil McCreary and Carmon McCreary; and four sisters, Louise Holt, Ilene Berryman, Bernice Maxwell and Jodie McCreary.
Pallbearers will be David Michael, Ryan Pezent, Levi Michael, Garrett Pezent, Dustin Fike and Billy Cornelius.
The family extends special thanks to Encompass Hospice and Jennifer Green.