Delbert Howell, Jr

Obituary of Delbert Leroy Howell, Jr

Delbert Leroy Howell, Jr, 68, of Goose Creek, SC, passed away at his residence with his wife Debbie by his side on February 21, 2023.  He was born on July 11, 1954 in Portsmuth, VA., the son of Delbert Leroy Howell, Sr and Evelyn Brannon Howell.  Delbert was preceded in death by his father.  He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Deborah L. Howell of Goose Creek, SC; his mother Evelyn B. Howell of Goose Creek, SC; daughter Denise L Patches (Derek) Daughter's Tyler and Allison Patches of Lakewood WA; brother David L. Howell (Susan); sisters E. Joanne Huckstep, Ellen Crosby (Stephen), Elaine Ackerman; many nieces and nephews.

Delbert graduated from Goose Creek High School and then enlisted in the United States Army in 1972 as an infantryman.  While stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington, he met his wife Debbie.  He served at many duty stations during his time in the service.  After leaving the Army, they settled in Goose Creek for many years then moving to Washington State to be close to their Daughter Denise (Derek) and granddaughters.  Del and Debbie recently moved back to Goose Creek.  

Del loved to garden, fish, play pool, shoot darts, watch football games and most of all spend time with his granddaughters. 

There will be a Celebration of Life at his home on March 25, 2023 at 1pm.  In Del's memory, contributions can be made to the Fisher House, 150 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed at Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services, North Charleston.

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