RONALD L. HOWELL
Ron, 64, of Portsmouth, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at SOMC. He was born on November 6, 1954, in Portsmouth to the late Silas and Betty (Dale) Howell.
Ronald served as a Marine during the Viet Nam war, was a member of Post 471 American Legion, Portsmouth Eagles, and the Portsmouth Moose clubs. He was a self-employed electrician for many years and donated his time and talent working on various charitable projects. He retired from Scioto County Career and Technical Center as an Electrical Instructor. Ron enjoyed spending time with family and friends at his favorite spot, The Tiki Bar, and singing karaoke.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters; Ralph, Linda, Evelene, Silas "Red", Peggy, and many half brothers and half sisters. Ron is survived by his wife of 44 years, Linda (Ashenbaugh) Howell, sons, Ronald Howell of Portsmouth, Eric McCallister of Cincinnati, and daughter, Erica (Josh) Kegley of Lucasville, special sister-in-law, Betty "BJ" Everitt, and his siblings; Jeannie, Lorie, Patty, Diane, Sue, Kenny, Jimmy, and Missy. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; Jordyn, McKenzie, and Nicolas Howell, Gunner and Talon Kegley, and Ashton and Bella McCallister.
DONATIONS GIVEN IN MEMORY OF RON
BY THE FOLLOWING WONDERFUL PEOPLE:
LEE & EVELENE MAYS