Raymond Edsel Howell, age 83, of Cadiz, Ky., died Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at his home in Cadiz, Ky.
He was a member of Joiner's Chapel Church of Christ, was a retired operating engineer/teamster and was a WWII US Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife Clara M. Howell of Trigg Co., KY; Two Daughters, Pamela Allison of Paris, Tenn. and Rebecca Howell of Cadiz, Ky., One Son, Keith Howell of Cadiz, Ky., One Sister, Nona Jones of Alamo, Calif., Four grandchildren- Erika Lancaster, Wesley Dubowsky, Amanda Bentley, Alan Howell. Five great-grandchildren-Dylan Lancaster, Trey Lancaster, Tyler Dubowsky, Madison Dubowsky, Caden McLean.
He was preceded in Death by: Father-Wiley Howell, Mother-Ina Rose Howell, 1st wife-Margaret Ann "Peggy" Howell, Three Sisters-Vera Cherry, Willie Maude Groves and Pauline Cherry. Four Brothers- Bill Howell, Lester Howell, Frank Howell and Dotson Howell.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, November 21, 2009.
Funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc. at 2:00 PM Sunday, November 22, 2009 , Rodney Cheatham officiating.
Interment will be at Union Hill Cemetery in Cadiz, Ky.
Memorial contributions can be made to Pennyroyal Hospice 220 Burley Ave, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or Union Hill Cemetery Fund PO Box 2020, Cadiz, KY 42211.