Howard Guthrie, 79, of Newcomerstown, passed from this life into the arms of His Savior on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his residence.

Howard was the son of the late William and Lillian Guthrie.

He was married to Vie (Williams) Guthrie for 54 years, who survives.

Survivors include a daughter, Tracey (Brian) Christmas of Stone Creek; a son, Brian (Kathy) Guthrie of Newcomerstown; grandsons, Robert, Andrey, Kyle, Jessie, and a special little helper, Justin; and a sister, Beverly (Richard) Klamfoth.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Violet Ransburg.

There was no better husband, father, grandfather, brother or friend, than Howard. We will miss him.

Memorial service at a later date.

Contributions may be sent to Hospice in Howard's name.