Phillip Howell


Phillip M. Howell, March 3, 1940 – May1, 2022, was born in Blackfork, Ohio to the late Bernard and Marjorie Howell.

Phillip was a retiree at Anheuser Busch.

Phillip is preceded along with his parents, Bernard and Marjorie Howell; three brothers, Michael Howell, Paul Howell, and Dale Howell.

Phillip leaves to mourn his passing his loving and devoted wife of 60 years, Mattie; sisters, Loretta (Eddie) Long of Columbus, Ohio and Linda Howell of Jackson, Ohio; brother, Gregory (Kara) Howell of San Diego, California; sister-in-law, Shirley (Cardell) Lindsay of Sharon S.C; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Phillip will be greatly missed by his dear friends, James Rice, John Mascari, and neighbors he dearly loved, Frank and Judy Schneider, Rick and Debbie MacDonald and their families. Long time friend Wilmatyne Gibbs and family.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, May 7, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Northlawn Memory Gardens, 7060 State Route 3, Westerville, OH 43082.


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Condolence Messages

  1. john mascari

    Philly dog. One of a kind
    Rest in peace.

  2. Clancy Harris

    My dear friend my condolence, go out to the family, Mattie my heart will always be with you.

  3. Kermit Scott

    So sorry too hear this about our friend Phill dog he was absolutely a fine fellow May he RIP and May GOD BLESS his FAMILY.

  4. Tonya Tanner-Smith

    I was heartbroken when I received word that one of my favorite uncles was called to his heavenly home. Uncle Phil was always fun loving, kind and an excellent cook.
    Rest In Peace,
    Tonya Tanner-Smith

  5. Art, Tonya & Sterling Smith

    May God Bless and Comfort you Aunt Matt in the loss of your Dearly Beloved Husband and our Wonderful kind hearted loving Uncle. We share in your pain and loss and want you to know that our home is your home….. and we are here for you!
    With Love ❤️
    Tonya, Art & Sterling

  6. Sterling Smith ( Your Nephew)

    Uncle Phil, I will always cherish the phone conversations we always had about our sports teams debating who will win and lose..I will always keep you close to my heart as you are my guardian angel.. I love you always and forever.. Rest In Heaven..

  7. Rick Goodrich

    Great man and super family…many great memories. Thoughts and prayers go out to family. He will be missed. RIP Goody

  8. Thanks for a lifetime of lessons and laughter. As my dad’s best friend this is the first time I’ve known life without you. Loved and missed!

  9. Angela T Bradley

    God bless my sweet Uncle Phil❤️He was a very sweet man and a loving person. I thank God for connecting us.
    I’m in prayer for you Aunt Mattie.

    Much Love,
    Angela, Robert, Austin Bradley

  10. James, Monique, Madison & Justin Tanner

    We’re deeply sorry for the loss of Uncle Phil. We know it is a painful reality, and pray that God will comfort you fully.

  11. I’m so so sorry to hear about Uncle Philly. Auntie Mattie may God comfort and keep you doing this time .



  12. I am definitely missing my dear friend who was like a brother to me. RIP. Jim Rice

  13. Dearest Mattie,
    Sharing in your sadness as you remember Philly.
    He lived life to the fullest with an abundance of love and laughter.

    Brian & Maureen Barringer

  14. Deborah and Bernard Hood

    Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. We are so sorry for your loss, Mattie, Loretta and Family.

  15. John & Jenelle Morris

    So sorry for your lose Mattie. Jenelle and I send our prayers for you and the family R.I.P Phil

  16. Denise Watson

    My heart goes out to you in your loss Mattie and Micki. Lean on each other for the strength when you are feeling overwhelmed. Through your memories he will live on in your heart and mind.
    Denise (Cookie’s sister)

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