Mr. William ‘Howard’ Bearden, age 80, of Barnesville, GA passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 at his residence.Mr. Bearden was born on Monday, July 11, 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late William Ernest Bearden and the late Mable Pope Bearden. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Bill Bearden, Raymond Bearden, Doug Bearden, Robert Bearden, and Mary Barnett; aunt, Frances Everett. Howard was a veteran, having served in the Army. He worked as a carpenter and was a member of the Chattahoochee Baptist Church. Howard loved to fish and go to the casino.He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Karen & Mitch Brown; grandchildren, Michael & Melinda Brown and Johnny Brown; aunts, Frances Everett and Barbara Cassai; several nieces and nephews.A visitation for Mr. William ‘Howard’ Bearden will be held from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Williams-Westbury Funeral Home.To sign the online registry or to send a condolence online, please do so at www.williams-westburyfuneralhome.com. Williams-Westbury Funeral Home, 526 College Drive, Barnesville, is serving the Bearden family.