Howard "Stank" Bender

Memorial Services will be held at a later date for Mr. Howard "Stank" Bender, 68, of Hattiesburg, MS.
He passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Forrest General Hospital after a lengthy battle with Covid-19.
Mr. Bender made a career in Landscaping and in the Insurance Industry. He was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James "Red" and Winnie Bender; his brothers, James, Harold, and Leo Bender; two sisters, Kathryn Dahmer and Carolyn Fairley.
He is survived by two sons, Yumel Figgers of Los Angeles, CA and Howard Bender, of Jackson, MS; one daughter, Ashley Bender of Hattiesburg, MS; one brother, Charles Bender of Dallas, TX; one granddaughter, Caroline Bender-Heath and one grandson, Aljeeves Figgers.