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Gary Herbert Howell

March 3, 1940 - May 2, 2018

Burial Date May 7, 2018

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Gary Herbert Howell, 78, of Lima, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at his residence.

He was born on March 3, 1940 in Lima, to Herbert W. and Faye M. (Shoemaker) Howell, who both preceded him in death. On April 2, 1967, he married Patricia A. “Patty” (Myers) Howell, who survives in Lima.

Gary attended Perry grade school and graduated from Shawnee High School, as well as Lima Technical College. He was retired from Superior Federal Credit Union and had previously worked at Thermal Technology, Buckeye Rubber Products, Inc. and Superior Coach Corporation.

He helped operate concession stands for all Elida sporting events. He was the treasurer for many organizations; Elida Athletic Boosters, Elida Band Boosters and Churches United Pantry. He was an active volunteer for Zion Lutheran Evangelical Church and Elks Lodge 54.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Kimberly (Bruce) Watkins, Kevin (Mary) Howell, Kara (Brett Blake) Howell. Also his grandchildren: Samuel Watkins, Ashley Watkins, Toby (Stephanie) Gipson, Natalie Beck, and his two great-grandchildren, Tyler and Hailey. He was preceded in death by an infant brother: Timmy Howell.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, May 6, 2018 and from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Monday, May 7, 2018 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.

Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation on Monday at 12:00 PM at the funeral home.

Interment will be at a later date at the convenience of the family in Shawnee Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com


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