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Troy Eric Howard

Siloam Springs, AR, 1929 - 2022

Troy Eric Howard, 92, of Siloam Springs, Ark., passed away Friday, July 15, 2022, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, surrounded by his loving family. Troy was born on December 23, 1929, in Childress, Texas. He was an Army veteran in the Korean War, serving as Corporal with the Headquarter & Service Co 430th Engineering C Battalion. In 1967, he moved his family to Siloam Springs to build and operate Liberty Savings & Loan. In time, he opened two branches in Rogers and Gravette. He and his wife Bonnie eventually moved to Rogers and after retirement, he performed real estate appraisals and sold real estate for a short period of time.
Troy was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie McFarland, of 67 years; his parents, Eric Fitzhugh Howard and Louise Brown Howard; his brother, William Merle Howard; his sister, Nadine Nelson and husband Cecil (Red) of Spokane; his sister, Florene Roten and husband Herbert of Lubbock; his sister, Joan Johnson and husband Jimmy of Lubbock and their daughter Erica Dawn.
He is survived by his daughter, Paula Glenn and husband Mike of Siloam Springs; his brother, Jerry Howard and wife Kay of Lubbock; his sister, Mary Weir and husband Tommy of Grand Prairie; as well as numerous beloved nieces and nephews.
An intimate family graveside memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road Springdale AR 72762 or visit

Published July 18, 2022

Wasson Funeral Home, Inc.
441 West Hwy 412, P.O. Box 29, Siloam Springs, AR
Phone: 479-524-5131