Funeral services for Howard Keefer Fory, Jr., 89, of Longview, TX, will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday,
December 27, 2011, in Centre Presbyterian Church, Longview, with Rev. John Woodard officiating. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 PM in Woodlawn Cemetery, Timpson, TX. Mr. Fory passed away December 20, 2011, in Longview.
Born December 11, 1922, in Big Sandy, Texas, Howard Fory, Jr., was the son of the late Howard K. Fory, Sr. and Nettie (Wilson) Fory. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. Howard received an Associate's Degree from Kilgore Jr. College, and he and Nell Sue Mauldin were married July 11, 1950, in the First Christian Church, Longview.
Howard was a member of New Salem Masonic Lodge #87 for 60 years, a former member of Cherokee Country Golf Club, and a member of Centre Presbyterian Church, Longview. He retired from Amoco Pipe Line Company after 35 years of employment.
Survivors include his three children Gina Anderson and husband Raymond, Nanci Bassett, and Robert Fory and wife Carol. Also left behind are seven grandchildren: Nathan Eubank, Jason Eubank, Seth Anderson, Matthew Anderson, Brandon Baker, Lacy Turney, and Beau Bassett; four great grandchildren: Noah Turney, Madison Eubank, Bailey Eubank, and Logan Turney; and sister-in-law Fran Fory.
In addition to his parents, Howard Fory, Jr. was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Nell (Mauldin) Fory and brother Frank Fory.
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