Donald Brian Howell, 47, Hendersonville, Tenn., formerly of Christian County, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021, at his home of natural causes.

Services were held Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Hendersonville Memory Gardens and Funeral Home in Hendersonville, Tenn.

A native of Christian County, he was born March 15, 1974, the son of Donnie Howell and Debi Wakefield Davis.

Brian was a graphic and web designer. He took pride in grilling and smoking food for his family. Brian had an intellectual presence, and he was an avid reader and loved music. Brian walked with God and shared God’s love with others. He was creative, humble, gentle, and always able to light up a room. He loved to laugh and make people laugh. Brian was an amazing friend, son, and loving father.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Billy and Minnie Howell; and his maternal grandparents, Joe and Ruth Wakefield.

Survivors include

his wife, Teresa Tyler Howell, Hendersonville, Tenn.; his sons, Chase (Lara) Howell, Hendersonville, Tenn., Brendan Howell and Braden Howell, both of Hopkinsville; his father, Donnie Howell, Hopkinsville; his mother, Debi Wakefield Davis, Hendersonville, Tenn.; his brothers, Heath Howell, Cadiz, Matthew Davis, Cape Coral, Fla., Jonathan Davis, Hendersonville, Tenn.; his stepbrothers, Jason Harper, Cadiz, Scott Harper, Glasgow; and one granddaughter, Joanie Howell.

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Donnie, I accidentally saw your son's obit in the New Era Paper while looking at info about a classmate of mine and maybe your's also, Carolyn Tayler. So sorry to read about your son. I will pray for you and your family. I remember your Mom and Dad also. Benny Snoddy(Ben)

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