Howard B. Carrier, Sr., age 79, of Peoria, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022 at his residence.
Howard was born on May 27, 1942 in Peoria, Illinois to Kenneth Carrier and Rose (Clemens) Stanley. He married Barbara K. Hankins on June 6, 1966 in Peoria, IL. She preceded him in death on June 28, 2006. Also preceding him in death are his parents; one sister, Jeanette; and one son, Kenneth Carrier, II.
Surviving are three sons, Howard (Tammy) Carrier, Jr. of Prairie City, IL, Mark (Cindy) Carrier of Peoria, IL, Joseph Carrier of Macomb, IL; three daughters, Linda (David) Hankins of Canton, IL, Rosemary (Timothy) Hillman of Macomb, IL and Judith Carrier of Canton, IL; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth (Kathy) Stanley; and two sisters, Suzette Stanley and Nanette Stanley.
In his younger years, Howard worked for Caterpillar and Keystone. He later worked as a cook for a few different restaurants, retiring as a manager from McDonald’s Restaurant. He attended the church at B’nai B’rith in Peoria and was a member of the Moose Club in Washington. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing bingo and watching his St. Louis Cardinals!
Services will be held on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11am at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe with visitation held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Henry City Cemetery. Chaplain Scot Shelburne will be officiating. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Online condolences may be made through www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com