Howard Musick, 82, of Chico, a retired contract welder, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Decatur.
Funeral was Aug. 5 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with the Rev. Sam Caldwell officiating. Burial followed at Chico Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bradley Brite, Chris Brite, Tony Crisp, Kenny Thorp, Anthony Neu, Gene Moody, Jay Throckmorton, Kenneth Thompson, Dale Moody, Charles Lovejoy and Shorty Moody.
Howard was born June 14, 1932, in Kernes to Dennis and Walterene (Whitworth) Musick. He married Dixie Freeman Feb. 21, 1953, in Carson City, Nev.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his granddaughter, Kimah; and three sisters.
He is survived by his daughters, Debra Maynard of Arkansas and Beverly Crisp and husband, John, of Bridgeport; sons Howard R. Musick and wife, Cheryl, of Denton and Dennis Musick and wife, Pam, of Corpus Christi; grandchildren Chris, Justin, Tiffany, Adreane, Chelsey, Rosetta and Mollie; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.