Age: 86 Address: Bandana Community Date of Death: Monday, July 7, 2014 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Fred Louis Howell, age 86, of the Bandana Community died Monday, July 7, 2014 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
He was born on February 15, 1928 in Mitchell County and was the son of the late Paul and Dolly Sparks Howell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter and son in law; Janice Howell Robinson and husband Bill. Fred was a member of the US Army and was stationed in Japan. He was employed at Henredon Furniture for 7 yrs and as a salesman for the Coca Cola Bottling Co. for 35 plus years. He enjoyed reading, especially his bible, telling jokes and meeting new people. Fred was a deacon and member of the Silver Chapel Baptist Church for many years.
Fred Howell leaves behind his wife of 66 yrs; Solena Mozell Robinson Howell of the home, daughter; Nicki Hyatt and husband Gary of Bakersville, grandsons; Nathan Stewart and wife Lacey of Little Switzerland, Casey Robinson of Morganton, Neal Grindstaff and wife Jennifer of Spruce Pine, and great grandsons; Jacob Stewart and Grayson Grindstaff.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the Graveside service honoring the life of Mr. Fred Howell at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, July 9, 2014at the Silver Chapel Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jonathon Thacker and the Rev. Jay Orr officiating.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Mr. Howell’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Howell family.