Glenn Allen “Buddy” Howell

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Glenn Allen “Buddy” Howell

Birth
Oak Level, Cleburne County, Alabama, USA
Death
1 Sep 2022 (aged 89)
Oxford, Calhoun County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Ohatchee, Calhoun County, Alabama, USA Add to Map
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Graveside service for Mr. Glenn A. "Buddy" Howell, 89, of Oxford will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at Oak Bowery Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Derek Staples will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home.

Buddy passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy Sanford Howell, Sr., and Florene Lonergan Howell.

He is survived by his wife, Mary "Joyce" Howell; children, Kim Walters (Perry) and Rusty Howell (Colleen); grandchildren, Natalie Hamilton (Taylor), Neal Walters (Rebecca) and Corey Howell; great grandchildren, Windsor Hamilton, Wells Hamilton, Howell "Howie" Walters; siblings, Betty Hoffman (Paul) and Roy Sanford, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Alan Fuller, Susan Whitman, Michelle Harmon, Andy Howell; and his beloved dog and companion, Katie.

Buddy enlisted in the Marines when he was 17 and served his country faithfully. He was a Sergeant, shot expert, and earned the Korean Service Medal and the United Nation Service Medal. He served on the front line during the Korean Conflict. He was the most Patriotic person and was a proud Marine. He continued his love for his country by being an active member of the VFW and was published in the VFW magazine and books as well as the Anniston Star acknowledging his love of his country and his patriotism. Buddy enjoyed riding in the Veterans Day Parade every year. He was affiliated with the Sister's of Confederacy. He was a member of the Bynum youth activities association and was a little league football and baseball coach for many years. Buddy was an avid golfer, biker, member of the Blue Grass Buddies Band and the Country Band. He was a talented iron worker and fabricator for many years. He also spent time building utility trailers and large smoker grills. Buddy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, and will be deeply missed.

Pallbearers will be Andy Howell, Skeet Gilliland, Allen Higgins, Neal Walters, Corey Howell, and Taylor Hamilton. Honorary Pallbearers will be John David Reaves, Barry Miller, and Tommy Grammar.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kindred Hospice and their special nurse, Mary for their care and compassion.

Online condolences to the family at: www.annistonmemorial.com. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home "Serving Families with Compassion and Excellence"
Graveside service for Mr. Glenn A. "Buddy" Howell, 89, of Oxford will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at Oak Bowery Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Derek Staples will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home.

Buddy passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy Sanford Howell, Sr., and Florene Lonergan Howell.

He is survived by his wife, Mary "Joyce" Howell; children, Kim Walters (Perry) and Rusty Howell (Colleen); grandchildren, Natalie Hamilton (Taylor), Neal Walters (Rebecca) and Corey Howell; great grandchildren, Windsor Hamilton, Wells Hamilton, Howell "Howie" Walters; siblings, Betty Hoffman (Paul) and Roy Sanford, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Alan Fuller, Susan Whitman, Michelle Harmon, Andy Howell; and his beloved dog and companion, Katie.

Buddy enlisted in the Marines when he was 17 and served his country faithfully. He was a Sergeant, shot expert, and earned the Korean Service Medal and the United Nation Service Medal. He served on the front line during the Korean Conflict. He was the most Patriotic person and was a proud Marine. He continued his love for his country by being an active member of the VFW and was published in the VFW magazine and books as well as the Anniston Star acknowledging his love of his country and his patriotism. Buddy enjoyed riding in the Veterans Day Parade every year. He was affiliated with the Sister's of Confederacy. He was a member of the Bynum youth activities association and was a little league football and baseball coach for many years. Buddy was an avid golfer, biker, member of the Blue Grass Buddies Band and the Country Band. He was a talented iron worker and fabricator for many years. He also spent time building utility trailers and large smoker grills. Buddy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, and will be deeply missed.

Pallbearers will be Andy Howell, Skeet Gilliland, Allen Higgins, Neal Walters, Corey Howell, and Taylor Hamilton. Honorary Pallbearers will be John David Reaves, Barry Miller, and Tommy Grammar.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kindred Hospice and their special nurse, Mary for their care and compassion.

Online condolences to the family at: www.annistonmemorial.com. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home "Serving Families with Compassion and Excellence"