Lester D. Howell

Lester D. Howell, 63, of Wingett Run, OH, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 18, 1954 in Marietta, OH to the late Wilbert and Ruby Jones Howell.

Lester was a certified welding inspector and retired from Plumbers and Pipefitters. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, especially when it involved fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Delila Howell, whom he married on November 18, 1972 in Shay Ridge, OH. He is also survived by three children, Ruby Howell, Travis Howell (Shawna), Jeremy Howell (Teri); eight grandchildren, Jamie, Brittany, Alyssa, Andrew (Mattie), Shon, Seth, McKayla, and Kaitlin; six siblings, Ruth Jones, Wanetta Hamilton (Larry), Edward Howell (Dora), Rick Howell (Kim), Richard Howell (Kelly), Libby Holland and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Jimmy, Jack, and Lloyd Howell and a granddaughter, Gwen Ann Howell.

Funeral services will be held at 7 P.M. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta. Visitation will be held from 1 P.M. until the time of service on Wednesday.

Instead of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.