John Milton Howell, age 74, of Madisonville TN, formerly Holley NY, went to be with the lord on August 14, 2020, surrounded by family. He was born March 12, 1946 to Milton and Ruth Howell in Brockport NY. John was an avid fisherman and bowler. Before John become ill you could often find him out of fishing with family or his good friend Dick Kovaleski. He has made so many friends over the years fishing, bowling and riding motorcycle. He served in the Army from 1965-1968 in Okinawa, Japan he loved to tell stories about his time over there. John was predeceased by his parents, his first wife Leatha (Janie) May Howell in 1973, also brothers, Bill, Clarky, Bobby and sisters Mae Miller and Bonnie Howell. He is survived by his wife Maudie, and his children, Connie (Gerald)Furness of Albion NY, John Howell of Vonore TN, Scottie Osborne of Albion NY, and Mike(Nicole)Howell of Madisonville TN. His grandchildren, Nick (Hailey)Furness, Crystal (Zack Plueckhahn) Furness, Alyssa(Nick Palumbo)Herring, Alec Pinson, Scottie Osborne, Tiffany(Kyle) Roth, Tauhna Micek Heather Howell, Emily Howell, Kaytelynn Gibson and Michael Kibbe all of NY. Great Grandchildren Braven Calliste, Clint and Montgomery Furness and Nora Plueckhahn. He is also survived by his sisters Marilyn Phillips of VA and Rita Mosher of AZ. Sister in laws Mary Cobb of FL, Rose(John)Sargeant, Ruth Ettinger, Lori Ettinger, Diana Moyer, and Linda Moyer all of NY, Sharon(Jerry)Gross, Vivian(Lonnie)Ray, Tina Varney all of KY, Brother in laws, Roger(Vicki)Ettinger, Henry(Diane)Ettinger, Elmer Ettinger all of NY. He is also survived by many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and friends. John will be cremated at Cremations by Grandview in Maryville TN. The family will be planning a gravesite burial in Hamlin NY and a Celebration of Life also in NY at a later time. Any Donations can be made to the family for help with any costs.
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