Howard Toombs

Howard Lee Toombs

Saturday, August 1st, 1936 - Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Heflin - Howard Lee Toombs, 83, died Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Stringfellow Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Kiker, Rev. Tony Thrower, Rev. Chris Jernigan, and Rev. Jack Day officiating. Burial will follow in Beason Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include:
Wife - Helen Lucy Toombs
Daughter - Debbie(Brian) Shea
Daughter - LeeAnne(Johnny) Shelnutt
Grandchildren - Rich(Andrea) Jernigan, Chris(Kelly) Jernigan, Lee Burks, Joseph(Brandy) Burks, Neil Burks, Michael(Amanda) Bowens, Stephen Bowens, Crystal(Brian) Swanson and Jennifer Bowens
Great Grandchildren - 22
Grandsons will serve pallbearers.
Howard honorably served in the U. S. Air Force for 8 1/2 years and was discharged as a disabled veteran due to a crushed ankle. He married his wife Helen in October 1959 and was married just over 60 years and having raised 3 daughters, Debbie, Roanna, and LeeAnne. Howard was a distinguished craftsman and owned his own carpentry business, Complete Remodeling of Georgia. He loved and enjoyed buildings guitars and remote control airplanes as a hobby. He gave his heart to the Lord in 1974 and organized the Pioneer Outreach Ministries and served his Lord on the mission field in many countries for 44 years where many souls were saved and many baptized and healed. Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Glenna Toombs, siblings, Curtis Toombs, Tommy Toombs, Jimmy Toombs, Peggy Novak, and Gay Coffee, daughter, Roanna E. Burks and great grandson, Noah Swanson.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to:
Pioneer Outreach Ministries
P.O. Box 145
Heflin, AL. 36264

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Dryden Funeral Home
    1467 Almon St.
    Heflin, AL 36264
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 2:00pm
    Dryden Funeral Home Chapel
    1467 Almon St.
    Heflin, AL 36264
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. John Kiker
    Rev. Tony Thrower
    Rev. Chris Jernigan
  • Interment

    Beason Grove Cemetery
    190 County Road 103
    Heflin, AL 36264
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