of West Helena, AR
November 18, 1957 - March 31, 2022
Thomas "Tom" Howie III, age 64, of West Helena, Arkansas passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 31, 2022. He was born November 18, 1957 in Belzoni, Mississippi to the late Johnette Oliver Howie and Carroll Kenneth Howie. Tom served for the United States Air Force and was a member of the ABATE Motorcycle Organization. He had a love for motorcycles, fly fishing, and attending ball games for his grandchildren. He is survived by his son, Thomas "Tommy" Howie IV (LeeAnn) of Fayetteville, Arkansas; daughter, Rhonda Foley (Jason) of Marion, Arkansas; two step daughters, Erica Bentley (Stephen) of Lexa, Arkansas and Krystal Berry of Marvell, Arkansas; 11 grandchildren, Bentley Foley, Alden Earls, Brinley Earls, Kraven Howie, Daniel Howie, Kaylynn Bentley, Taylor Bentley, Lexus Bentley, Lainey Bentley, Andrea Aguilar, and Anthony Aguilar; two brothers, Kenneth Howie (Sherry) of Hernando, Mississippi and Robert Howie of Walburg, Texas; sister, Joan Dilley of Hot Springs, Arkansas; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, John Howie. A memorial graveside service for Mr. Thomas "Tom" Howie will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 22, 2022 at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena, Arkansas. Services are directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870)-572-2571. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.
Uncle Tommy i miss you more than you will ever know and it kill me no one told me when the funeral was and i missed it but i love you very much words can never express. You where like a guardian angel to me and know your gone but never forgotten and always misssed til i see you again amd tell mom and dad i love them " I LOVE YOU UNCLE TOMMY"
Always “same ole Tommy”, no matter where or what. A quality that’s hard to find these days. He will be missed.
Great fun riding with Mr. Howie. A friend to talk to on a rode trip. Rest In Peace my friend.
Rhonda I wasn't gonna sign this because I just had no words. But as you know I LOVED your Dad so much! He your Mom and I were the 3 stooges. We got into a lot of stuff together. Of Me and him were really bad influences on your Mom. She was forever trying to make us be good. He was my last tie to my youth.I am gonna miss him so much. I love you girl and if you need anything you call me!
My condolences to the family. Love you Rhonda.. Prayers for family🙏🙏🙏
Tom will be missed by me ride on my brother
Sending Condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. May the memories you have shared Bring you some peace during this difficult time. Love, hugs and prayers!
I’m so very sorry. We had some excellent talks, and so many about the history of the airfield. I will miss him. RIP
We love yall and prayers headed your way. Uncle Tommy was great man and love his family dearly. I'm gonna miss him.
My thoughts and prayers are with Tommy's family. Bob and I had a lot of great times with Tommy in the late 1970s, early 1980's when Bob and Tommy were at Whiteman AFB together. We remained in touch through the years with each other through Facebook. Tommy was a great person and he will be very missed! RIP Tommy Howie!
Rickey and I went to school with Tommy...Everyone knew Tommy...what a great guy. He will be loved and missed by many. RIP Tommy...ride free and easy until we meet again.
Tommy was a good man, always kind and friendly. We will miss him. Condolences to his family.
He was a good cousin he would do any thing for any one and he was there when someone needing to talk and he always help any one in need
Such an good friend to my husband Mike engelkes good friend to me. Nice gentleman
To a special younger brother! You are greatly missed. RIP. Love you always.
Visited with Tommy, on the ramp, at 5:00 the day before. RIP old Buddy.Condolences to the family.
I was in the Air Force with Tom we were roommates he was a good friend and I will miss him my condolences and prayers to his family
Prayers to the family and friends left behind. God is good…all the time!!
RIP TOMMY I know you will be missed and not forgotten! One of those guys that would always be there of you needed a friend!
So sorry for the loss of Thomas. pray comfort for your family. I grew up with Thomas Howie. Called Tommy at that time. Gave me my 1st big bike ride. He will be missed.
So sorry to hear of Toms passing. Greg and Tom were a team for many years dismantling and moving aircraft. He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for the family at this difficult time.
I grew up with Tommy Howie. I am sorry to hear this tragic news. You will be missed and my heart and prayers go out to his family
Shared a lot of miles and memories riding with Tom. Always had a smile and a unmistakable laugh, even when things looked grim. We'll share more when I get called home. God Bless you Brother.
A very good friend , I will miss you Tommy
Praying for family to be comforted. Tommy grew up at Thompson-Robbins Airfield. He made many friends out there. We have fond memories of Tommy. I understand he still worked his first boss.May God bless his family & friends.Barbara RiddellNumbers 6:24-26
I will forever miss my brother.
Praying for you and Tommy and the rest of the family! I spent many many days having out at your house growing up! He will definitely be missed by many! Love you!!
I’ll never forget this loving gentle giant RIP my loving friend I’ll see u soon