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Kenneth "Ken" Wayne Howell, Sr.
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Obituary for Kenneth "Ken" Wayne Howell, Sr.

Kenneth “Ken” Wayne Howell, Sr., 80, of 4449 Irish Road, Chatham, Va. passed from this life on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Sovah Health-Danville. He was born October 7, 1937, in Danville to the late Avis Kessler Howell and the late John Edward Howell. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda M. Howell. Mr. Howell worked for 28 years at Goodyear and 15 years at Intertape in maintenance. He loved art and drawing cartoons. Mr. Howell was a former deacon and was of the Baptist Faith. He had served in the Army National Guard for two years.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Howell is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Von Eime and husband, Lee of Chatham; his son, Kenneth Howell, Jr. and wife, Auguste of Dry Fork, Va.; his brother, Lawrence Howell; 11 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Howell was preceded in death by his daughter, Rhonda Touchstone.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Compassion Church, 6871 Irisburg Road, Axton, Va. 24054 with Rev. Lee Von Eime officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the church on Friday, November 3, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at other times they will be at 4425 Irish Road, Chatham.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Howell family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Compassion Church Axton

6871 Irisburg Road
Axton, VA 24054

Funeral Service




2:00 PM
Compassion Church Axton

6871 Irisburg Road
Axton, VA 24054

Cemetery Details


Danville Memorial Gardens

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541


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