Bobby Howell CHESTER - Bobby Smith Howell, 72, of 1560 Lowry Hwy., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at his home in Chester. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday Aug. 9, 2014, at Lowry Baptist Church in Chester, with the Revs. Mike Schaffer, Carl Howell and Toby Pope officiating. Burial will be at Hickory Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Bratton Funeral Home in York. Bobby was a son of the late William C. Howell and Wilma Bratton Howell and a member of Lowry Baptist Church. He was retired as a supervisor for Chester County road maintenance, a heavy equipment operator, and he was a truck driver for Oscar Ramsey. Bobby served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by wife of 50 years, Jean Ivey Howell of Chester, S.C.; two daughters, Regina Brown (Steve) of York, S.C., and Nancy Price (Ron) of Carlisle, S.C.; two sons, Robert Howell (Leslie) of Gaffney, S.C., and William Howell of Gaffney, S.C.; 10 grandchildren, Blake, Mark and Ross Price of Carlisle, S.C., Justin and Katie Howell of Gaffney, S.C., Lacy Bradshaw of Dover, Del., Alex Price of Leslie, S.C., and Tristin Price of Columbia, S.C.; brother, Walter Howell; sisters, Emily Brown, Blanche Smith, Judy Bolin and Minnie Whitesides. He was preceded in death by grandson, Stephen Brown Jr.; twin brother, Bill Howell; and sister, Sarah Burgess. Memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.brattonfuneralhome.com
. Bratton Funeral Home in York is serving the Howell family.