Mr. Patrick Henry Howze, Jr. passed away on May 7th, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Margaret Rowland Howze; his children Pam Howze Smith (Pastor Joey) and Patrick Henry Howze, III (Kristi Crenshaw); his grandchildren Taylor Smith (Meleah), Benjamin Smith (Chelsea), Zachary Smith, Patrick Henry Howze, IV, and Mary Elizabeth Howze; and his great-grandson Apollo Patrick Smith; his brother Ernest Howze; and other family, friends, and loved ones.
Mr. Howze graduated from Springhill College and obtained his Master's Degree in Banking from LSU. He spent his working days as a banker. He was also a soulwinner, it was his passion. He was a faithful member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and was always active in church work. He served as a ordained deacon at many churches. He was a Sunday School teacher for many years. He was one of the founding directors of Mission of Hope. And he spent many years coaching and playing basketball and softball. He also served in the Army as a Lieutenant.
Funeral services are planned for Monday, May 18th, 2020 from Lighthouse Baptist Church in Theodore, AL at 12 PM. A visitation will be held before the service from 10:30 AM to 12 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in Mr. Howze's name to either Mission of Hope or Lighthouse Baptist Church.