3219 South Main Street Anderson, SC 29624

Gary Lee Howell September 4, 1940 - September 29, 2022

Gary Lee Howell, 82, formally of Anderson SC, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, in Cumming, Georgia.

Born in Anderson SC on September 4, 1940, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Lena Mitchel Howell and the husband to Joyce Howell. He was a Veteran of the US Army.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter: Tina Howell Ricketts (Steve); step-daughter: Debbie Weissenberg (Anders); brother: Rayford Howell (Jan); grandchildren: Dustin and Garrett Lee Ricketts; great-grandchildren: Ella Pandora Bethea and New Mason Ricketts.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brothers: Clyde, Jimmy and Jessie Howell and a sister: Juanita Howell.

A funeral service will be held at Sosebee Mortuary South Chapel  on Friday October 7, 2022 at 12pm with Pastor Sam Duncan officiating. Burial will follow at MJ Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery with Military Rites.

Visitation will be held prior to the service at the South Chapel from 11am to 12pm on Friday, October 7, 2022.

The family will be at the home of Preston Howell, 641 Hunters Lane, Anderson SC.

The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory South Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.


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    Betty Mitchell Hamby says

    Rayford and family sorry for your loss .know you will be in our thoughts and prayers Betty MITCHELL HAMBY AND FAMILY

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    Ray & Cheryl Thomas says

    Rayford & families,
    Am saddened of Gary’s passing on and sorry for your loss. Your family will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. So many memories at Robert & Lena’s.

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