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Robert L. Howell

February 19, 1921 November 15, 2009
Robert L. Howell
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Obituary for Robert L. Howell

Robert "Bob" Lee Howell died on Sunday, November 15, 2009 of natural causes at Britthaven of the Outer Banks. Bob was born in Wayne County, February 19, 1921 and was raised in Pikeville, North Carolina.
Bob prouldly served in WWII in the US Army. He was a deacon and devoted Sunday School teacher at the First Baptist Church in Plymouth, served as a member of the Jaycees and Lions Club, as well as an assistant Scout master. He served as a board member for Seaboard Savings and Loan and devoted forty nine years of working to Belk.
He was well known for his positive attitude, ready smile and wonderful temperament. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Bob was predeceased by his father, Burrell Daniel Howell; his mother, Pett Minshew Howell; his wife, Edna Parnell Howell; his brothers, Paul Howell, Jim Howell, B. D. Howell and Ed Howell; and his sisters, Ethel Howell Owens, Lou Ellen Howell Vail, Fannie Howell Bracey and Nina Howell Caldwell. He is survived by his sister, Geneva Howell Rohrs of Florida; his children and their spouses, Steve and Martha Howell of Manteo, NC, Phil and Cherry Howell of Kill Devil Hills, NC; his grandchildren, Nicholas Howell of Palm Beach, FL, Megan Howell of Telluride, CO and Casey Howell of Manteo, NC; and many nieces and nephews.
Celebration of life services will be held at First Baptist Church on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm, where he was a long-time member. Family will receive friends and guests at 1:00 pm before the ceremony in the fellowship hall. Donations may be made to the Plymouth Lions Club, 1113 East Main Street, Plymouth, NC 27962, or First Baptist Church, 309 Washington Street, Plymouth, NC 27962, in lieu of flowers.
Thanks to the many staff and friends at Spring Arbor and Britthaven of the Outer Banks that worked so hard to allow Bob to maintain his active life style.
Arrangements are by Maitland Memorial Chapel, Plymouth.


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