HOWELL, SR., KENNETH E.
Kenneth E. Howell, Sr. 75, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013 in Malcolm Randal VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL., following a long illness.
Mr. Howell was born in Jacksonville, FL lived in Texas and had been a resident of the Ocala, FL area for the past 21 years. He was a hardware salesman with Eberhard Manufacturing in Cleveland, Ohio, a member of the VFW
, Elks Club
Ocala, a Vietnam Veteran serving in the U.S. Army
and the National Guard and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Ocala, FL.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Virginia Howell of Ocala, FL; one daughter Alison Foster (James) of Red Oak, Texas; one son, Kenneth E. Howell, Jr. (Sandra) of Mansfield, Texas; one brother, Freddie Howell of Providence, FL; eight grandchildren, Kenneth, Michael, Derek, Colton, Lee, Shannon, Sarah, Samantha, Kaitlyn, and Rowan; and two great grandchildren .
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. in Union Baptist Church, 23474 73rd Road, O'Brien, FL with Rev. Danny Humphries Officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday at the church one hour prior to the services.
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. of Branford is in charge of arrangements.