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Virgil Ray Howell

December 7, 1947 — February 9, 2022

Virgil Ray Howell, 74, passed away from this life February 9, 2022 in Abilene, Texas. He lived in the Nursing Home. There will be a Visitation on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am at the Haskell Funeral Home, 2 Avenue D, Haskell, Texas. Burial will follow at 11:00 am at the Rochester Cemetery in Rochester, Texas, with Bro. Carl Amburn officiating.
Ray, as he was known by his friends, was born December 7, 1947 to Otis and Stella Mae Aycock Howell in Haskell County. He graduated from Haskell High School and served in the Army as a Military Policeman in Germany during the Vietnam War. He worked for Halliburton and Moore's Bicycle Shop, now known as Smith Outdoors.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, Dennis, and sisters Stella Faye Jackson and Janice Smith.
He is survived by his daughters, Paula Halbedel (Mike) of Farmington, AK., Christine Markerney (Scott) of Ft. Towson, OK.; son, Jimmy Ray Howell (Alice) of Grant, OK.; 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and other extended family.

Saturday, February 12, 2022
9:30 AM 2/12/2022 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 2/12/2022 10:30:00 AM Haskell Funeral Home

2 Avenue D
Haskell, TX 79521

Haskell Funeral Home 2 Avenue D Haskell 79521 TX United States

Funeral Service
Saturday, February 12, 2022
11:00 AM 2/12/2022 11:00:00 AM Rochester Cemetery

Rochester, TX

Rochester Cemetery Rochester TX United States


Rochester Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rochester, TX

Rochester TX United States
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