Larry Howell age 77, of New Paris, Ohio passed away at 2:28 A.M. on Friday, April 15, 2016 at his residence. Larry was born December 19, 1938 in Celina, Ohio to the late Lewis & Mary (Webb) Howell.
Larry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gloria (Boomershine) Howell whom he married December 28, 1957; children, Michael & Toni Howell of Greenville, Debi & Rick Hoskins of Greenville, Scott & Deanne Howell of Wayne Lakes and Chris Howell of New Paris; grandchildren, Stephen Howell, April Sullivan, Nick Hoskins, Lynette Denlinger, Ryan Howell, Shelley Hoskins and Travis Cresap; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bill Boomershine; sisters-in-law, Edith Howell, Kay Turner and Jane Koger; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Larry was also preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan C. Howell; and brother, Jerry E. Howell.
Larry retired from driving truck and farming, he hauled milk for over 30 years.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery in Darke County. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com