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Bruce E. Howell

August 13, 1955 ~ August 2, 2021 (age 65)

Obituary

Bruce Edward Howell of Rockford, IL, went to be home with the Lord on Monday, August 2, 2021.  Bruce Edward Howell was born on August 13, 1955 in Reddick, FL to Daisy Lee Baker-Howell and Edward Howell.  

Bruce attended North Marion High School and frequently attended church while growing up.  Bruce was employed at various jobs as a chef for a few years, then he went to work for Rockford Can Company for over 15 years.  Later he became employed with Metro Insulation which was like his real family where he retired in 2020.  Bruce loved his family and friends.  He was a caring, loving and  a proud father to his only son Shavar, as well as a father figure to many more.  Bruce loved watching TV, sports, drag racing and playing slots.  Bruce was a generous, kind, hard working, smart, chatty and easy going guy.  

Bruce leaves to cherish his memories, a very special and devoted son Shavar Montrell Howell, Rockford.  Brothers, James Bernard Howell Sr., Rockford and Alva Leon Howell, Ocala, FL., Sisters, Marilyn J Mc Neely Williams (Gerald) and Sheryl N. Tyler (Benard) Ocala, FL.  Host of nieces and nephews.  Preceded by parents and older sister Betty J. Martin and special friends Gregory Martin and Lawrence Ellis.  Long time friends, Tim Green, Winfred Harvey, Gregory Bemus, Gregory White.  Special friends, Diane Addison, Vickie Mims, Andrea Griffin.  Special Thanks to the Metro Insulation and family.

Thanks to all for your support during this difficult time.  Shavar Howell & Family 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 13, 2021

9:01 AM to 11:00 AM
SOAR Assembly
604 Salter Ave
Rockford, IL 61102

Funeral Service
Friday
August 13, 2021

11:00 AM
SOAR Assembly
604 Salter Ave
Rockford, IL 61102

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