Gary W. Howell
May 20, 1947 - August 19, 2023
Gary W. Howell, 76, of West Union, Ohio passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at Hospice of Home at Adams County Regional Medical Center in Seaman. He was born May 20, 1947 in West Union. He is preceded in death by parents: Charles Ray and Geneva Carlyn (Sheeley) Howell, one great grandson, Baby James; father-in-law, Elmer Gray; mother-in-law, Golda Gray; one brother-in-law, Rupert Gray; and one daughter-in-law: Jean Howell.
Gary is survived by his loving wife, Barb (Gray) Howell of West Union; five sons: David (Jewel Miller) Howell of Peebles, Michael (Michelle) Howell of West Union, Kevin (Jen Young) Howell of West Union, Ricky (Christina) Howell of West Union, and Paul (Jenny) Edmisten of Peebles; one sister: Cathy (Tom) Thomas of West Union: two sisters-in-law: Linda and Gracie Gray: five nephews and nieces: Kelly, Eric and Tommy Thomas; Alicia Shiveley and Gina Gray; 19 grandchildren: D.J., Keri, Cheyanne, Callie, Carlyn, Caleb, Clair, Jordan Tabby, Ashley, Charlie, Chelsie Cameron (Hammerhead), Elizabeth, Lindsey, Chasity, Dakota, Dusty and Emma; 23 great grandchildren; and special friend, Daniel Foster.
Gary loved his family his farm. He enjoyed working on his farm, picking corn, and hunting. He served the Lord well, becoming a minister August 5, 1996. He became a member of the Stonewall Grange at the age of 13 and was a proud member for over 60 years.
The public visitation is 11– 12 PM Thursday, August 24, 2023 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.
The public graveside funeral and interment is 1 PM Thursday, August 24, 2023 at Vaughn Chapel Cemetery, 4995 Vaughn Ridge Road, West Union, Ohio 45693. Pastor Pete Francis will officiate.
Friends can sign online condolences at www.LaffertyFuneralHome.com
Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated serves the family.