Thursday, July 9th, 2009
Eugene Wilson Howell, 82, 1352 Michael Ave., Celina, died at 6:20 p.m. July 8, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born July 31, 1926, in Lima to Philip and Virtue Wilson Howell. On Oct. 24, 1947, he married Matilda Fay Pfister, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Steven (Phyllis) Howell, Celina, a daughter, Suzanne Miller, Celina; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Glen Miller Jr.; two sisters, Naomi M. Williams and Loverda Myers; and a grandson.
He was a member of Mount Tabor Church of God, and a veteran of World War II serving as an American Merchant Marine.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Revs. Steven Howell and James Keiser officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church building fund.
Condolences can be left at www.LHDfuneralhome.com.