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David Ernest Howell

November 11, 1958 July 4, 2016
David Ernest Howell
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David Ernest Howell, 57, of Falls Creek passed Monday July 4, 2016 at his residence after a lengthy illness.
Born November 11, 1958 in Clearfield, PA he was the son of Edward R. and Germaine Lena (Dietrich) Howell.  Mr. Howell was retired from Verizon as a Service Technician.  In his younger years he played guitar with various bands in the area and most recently had worked for several bands in the area as a sound technician and was known as “Howie the sound man”.
He also was a member of the CWA Union Local #13,000 and enjoyed backpacking, fly fishing, hiking and kayaking.
On April 9, 1999 in Luthersburg he wed the former Maureen Kougher who survives along with 2 daughters Kari Ann Pollick and husband Erik and Kassi Jo Dixon and husband Brian both of Clearfield and 2 stepsons Dustin Horchen and wife Michelle and Ryan Horchen and wife Wendy both of DuBois.
Also surviving are 4 grandchildren Kaleb Pollick, Olivia Dixon, Mariah Dixon and Maura Horchen, a sister Claudia Henry and husband Robert of Harrisburg and a brother Eddie Howell of Toccoa, GA as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Jacqueline Curry.
Funeral Services for David Howell will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Saturday July 9, 2016 at 5 PM with the Reverend David Neagle officiating.  Interment will be in the Fruit Hill Cemetery, Ansonville.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday July 9 from 2 to 5 PM.
The family suggests contributions be made to the PH DuBois Hospice P.O. Box 447 DuBois, PA  15801.
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