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Howard Haynes

May 16, 1926 — October 31, 2022

Shreveport

Howard Haynes

Funeral services for Howard Lawrence Haynes, Sr., 96, will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial will follow at Forest Park West Cemetery, 4000 Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport. A visitation will be held Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Officiating the service will be Pastor John Lary, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church.

Howard was born on May 16, 1926 to James Lewis Haynes and Vana Bell McCarrel Haynes in Bradley, Arkansas. He celebrated his heavenly homecoming with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 31, 2022. He is now with his wife, Edra; son, Larry; his parents; and eight of his brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his daughters, Norma Machowski, Libby Smith, and daughter-in-law, Kari Haynes; granddaughters, Kelli Smith and Hanna Dingler; grandsons, Chris Machowski, Eric, Trey, Mark and Brad Haynes; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson; and many nieces and nephews.

Howard was born on May 16, 1926 in Bradley, Arkansas. He enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 16 on June 16, 1942 and was honorably discharged on June 16, 1946 as the rank of Corporal. He attended college in Conway, Arkansas where he met and married the love of his life, Edra, on November 23, 1946. They came to Shreveport in October 1952 where he joined the J.B. Beaird Company as an estimator. He retired from Riley Beaird as of July 1, 1990 after 38 years.

Dad loved his church and loved serving in the church. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Shreveport.

Honoring Howard as pallbearers are his grandchildren, Chris Machowski, Eric, Trey, Mark and Brad Haynes, and great-grandson, Andrew Smith.

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Visitation

Saturday, November 5, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Shreveport Southside

2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, LA 71118

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Shreveport Southside

2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, LA 71118

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Interment

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Starts at 1:30pm (Central time)

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