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Howard Gray Sadler, Jr.

Howard Gray Sadler Jr., 65, passed away Friday afternoon around 5pm peacefully during his afternoon nap.

His funeral services will be held 12:30pm to 3:00pm Tuesday Jan, 27 2015 at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home and Evergreen Memorial Gardens. 2704 NASH ST N, WILSON, NC 27896 | 252-243-4100.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2:00 with service following.

Howard is survived by his special friend Crissy Boyd along with his Brothers and Sisters, Millie Lowe, Laura Ellis, Wilma Cook, Ronnie Sadler (Terry), Junnie Sadler (Joan) , 4 Nieces, 3 Nephews and was preceded in death by his parents Howell & Laura Sadler.

Howard attended and graduated from Ralph L Fike HS, East Carolina University and 27 years in the US Army Reserves as a Master Sargent. He retired from the State of NC Prison Bureau.

Howard’s greatest accomplishment can be summed up in 5 words by people who knew him closely:

He was my best friend!!!!

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be directed to the US Disabled American Veterans Org.