Ricky Howell

April 3, 1953 - June 20, 2018
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Ricky L. Howell, 65, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Trinity Twin City Hospital at Dennison.

A son of the late Karl and Gertrude (Ohler) Howell, Ricky was born April 3, 1953 at Dennison, Ohio.

Ricky graduated from Indian Valley North High School in 1971 and during his younger years he worked…

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Ricky L. Howell, 65, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Trinity Twin City Hospital at Dennison.

A son of the late Karl and Gertrude (Ohler) Howell, Ricky was born April 3, 1953 at Dennison, Ohio.

Ricky graduated from Indian Valley North High School in 1971 and during his younger years he worked as a fuel truck driver for Buchannan Oil.

He was an avid sports fan and was especially fond of the Cleveland Indians, Browns and Cavaliers, as well as The Ohio State Buckeyes.

He is survived by his wife, Peg (Johnson) Howell whom he married on February 8, 1975; a sister, Dru (Bill) Bichsel of New Philadelphia; a sister-in-law, Fran (Joe Black) Johnson of New Philadelphia; and many nieces and nephews.

Ricky was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, George Howell.

In keeping with Ricky’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services and cremation will take place through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.

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Born: April 3, 1953
Died: June 20, 2018

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Dave and Ruth Meese posted on 6/26/18

Peg and family: So sorry to hear of Rick's passing. Rick was a good friend and classmate at IVN. Glad he got to come to the class reunion. I know he always looked forward to them. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.

 

Anna Marie & Chuck Eichel posted on 6/23/18

With deepest sympathy for your loss

 

Joan Swaney posted on 6/23/18

So sorry for your loss Peg! I loved working with him at Buchanan's. He was a great guy!

 

Cindy Davis posted on 6/22/18

So sorry to hear about Rick. He was the Mayor of Barnhill twice since I started covering the village for the Times Reporter about 28 years ago. He stepped in the second time when they had nowhere to turn and really helped the Village out of a tough time. He will be missed.

 

Becky Holmes Kostelnik posted on 6/22/18

So very sorry to hear of Rick passing..glad I got to see him at reunion..he was a good man..made me laugh a lot in school..we always were beside each other because of our names..(alphabetical order back then). God Bless.

 

Deb Smitley posted on 6/22/18

So very sorry for your loss.

 

cathi scott sedor posted on 6/21/18

so sorry for your loss.

 

Patricia Shaw/DeVore posted on 6/21/18

Prays for family n friends graduated with Ricky class of 71 may God hold you all in his arms and help you all thru this time

 

Tim and Mary Meiser posted on 6/21/18

Peggy, we are so sorry to hear of your loss! Fly High Rick! Your friends from Michael's Restaurant

 

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