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313 Center St.
ASHLAND, OH 44805
Phone: 419-281-2566, 1-800-430-2566
Fax: 419-281-4411
Ernest Howell

Ernest Joseph Howell

Friday, February 12th, 1926 - Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Ernest Joseph Howell, 93

Ernest Joseph Howell, 93 of Ashland passed away, Friday, October 4, 2019 at home with his family by his side.

He was born on February 12, 1926 the son of the late Reverend Ernest and Florence (nee Lawrence) Howell in Middlebranch, Ohio.

Ernie graduated from high school in 1942. He was drafted that same year and proudly served in United States Navy. Ernie served in the South Pacific Theatre. Amongst the “Greatest Generation”, he knew the value of a hard day’s labor. While in the service Ernie worked as a repairman aboard the U.S.S. Culebra Island. He weathered the storms of several hurricanes and served during the Doolittle Raid.

He married the love of his life, the former Mildred “Peggy” Rambo on June 8, 1952. Ernie was employed in his early years at Westinghouse in Mansfield. He later went to work as a printer for the A.L. Garber Company and retired from Coburn Industries in Hayesville.

Throughout his life, Ernie was a sports enthusiast. He loved to play football, baseball, and softball. He managed the Sarver softball team for many years. Ernie enjoyed bowling at both Luray and King Lanes in Ashland.

Ernie was a member of Ashland Christian Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mrs. Mildred “Peggy” Howell of Ashland; two sons, Jeffrey L. Howell of Ashland and Douglas (Bonnie) Howell of Ashland; three grandchildren, Shawn (Amy) Howell of Greenwich, Amanda (Matt) Welch of Shiloh, and Kaylee Howell of Ashland; six great grandchildren, Austan, Spencer, and Travis Welch and Alania, Dakota, and Weston Howell; and one expected great grandson.
Ernie is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with Reverend Scot Myers officiating, Interment will be in the New Pittsburgh Cemetery where the Ashland Veteran's Honor Guard will conduct military honors. Friends may call Tuesday evening, October 8, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

For those who may not be able to attend, online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.

Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
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  • Funeral Services

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Scot Myers
  • Interment

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    New Pittsburg Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    New Pittsburg, Ohio
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