James H. Howell(1944 - 2014)

James H. Howell

Norfolk - James Hudson Howell, 69, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014. Born July 18, 1944 in Norfolk, VA to Margarette Wyatt & the late Albert "Hudson" Howell. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Robert G. Howell. He spent 40 years in the structural engineering and project management field.

In addition to his family & close friends, what brought Jimmy the most joy were the times spent with "Pop", "GA", and "Buddy" rebuilding the cabin on Lake Drummond, the wonderful times spent at the cottage on Chincoteague Island, and. running his boat. He was best known for his quick wit and fantastic sense of humor.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Margarette W. Howell; daughters, Joanna L. Rowe and husband John, and J. Suzanne Berger and husband Eddie; sister, Linda H. Shaver and husband Steve; grandchildren, Zack, Lexi, Collin, Jackson, and Brandon; many cousins, nieces, and nephews; and his life-long loving friend, Ann Wilson.

The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd., Va. Beach on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. where a service will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Rosewood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: National Capital Area Chapter, 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Mar. 26, 2014