Howard G. Bounds, 85 of Newton, died Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Woodland Court Retirement Center in Newton.
Graveside services will be held 1 P.M. , on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Pine Ridge Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Sellers officiating. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery.
Newton County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
His "enjoyment" of life was centered solely around his family supporting his children and grandchildren in their endeavors.
He was preceded in death by: his wife of over 50 years: Juanita Burton Bounds ; one son: Rodney Allen Bounds; parents: Will and Addie Cooper Bounds; two sisters and seven brothers.
Survivors Include: one daughter: Wanda and husband, George Bethany of Lawrence; one son: Richard G. Bounds and wife, Alexis of Shalimar, FL; one daughter In-law: Judy Bounds of Newton; grandchildren: Lee Eady, and wife, Becky Luke of Lawrence; Rick Bounds and wife, Kelly of Athens, AL; Denise Nicholson, and husband, Ronnie of Lawrence; Amberly Amis and husband, J.O. of Conehatta; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister: Annie Laura Wheeler of Newton; numerous nieces and nephews
Honorary Pallbearers will be Lee Eady, Rick Bounds, Ronnie Nicholson, J.O. Amis, George Bethany, William Mayes, Billy Horton, Ricky Horton, Bro. Billy Ray Gibbs, and Bud Williams.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Jimmie Nell Rawson and her wonderful, caring staff at Woodland Court Retirement Center, for the love and care given to their father during his stay there.
The family requests that you join them for a gathering at the First Methodist Protestant Church, 8381 Hwy. 80 W, Newton immediately following the services.