CECIL -- Thomas J. Howell, 77, of Cecil, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014, at his residence.
Tom was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on June 22, 1936, the son of the late Joseph and Ruth (Whippert) Howell. He worked at Schwerman Trucking and also farmed. He always enjoyed his time away camping and fishing at Morrison Lake. On July 6, 1957, he married Barbara Glass.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Barbara; children, Karen (John) Baldwin of Cecil, Amy (Mark) Rager of Paulding and Brock (Shelly) of Cecil; grandchildren, Jeremy, Gina, Kevin Jr., Shanna, Justin, Skylar, Connor and Kaylin; great-grandchildren, A.J., Cameron, Colton, Summer, Brooke, Joey, Henry and Roman.
His son, Kevin, preceded him in death in 1999.
His service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, with viewing one hour prior to the service at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, where viewing is also Tuesday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. He will be laid to rest at Rochester Cemetery.
Memorials are to Cecil Fire Department. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com.