Dennis Ray Howell, 59, of Tucumcari, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari.
Dennis was born to the home of James and Jo Ann Howell in Minden, La., on Dec. 3, 1952. He loved to fish and was a talented woodworker. He had a great love for animals. He was also a voting member of the Baptist Church in Louisiana since he was 12 years old.
He is survived by his longtime companion Frances Howell of the home; his only daughter Sarah Marie Young of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one brother Terry Howell of Roswell; his niece Jo Ann Howell of Tucumcari; and one nephew Matthew Howell of Tucumcari.
He is preceded in death by his mother Jo Ann Vickers Howell; his father James Lee Howell and his brother Allen Howell.
Cremation has taken place and services have been held.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home and Crematory, 800 E. Manana Blvd. Clovis, (575) 763-5541. You may sign the online guest registry at steedtodd.com.