Dec 4, 1935 – Feb 3, 2021
William D. “Bill” Howell Sr., 85, of Altoona, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday. He was born in Gallitzin, son of the late Andrew and Anna (Cordell) Howell. He married Fran B. Houck in 1965. Surviving are his wife of 56 years; two daughters: Melody Weir (Tim) of Hollidaysburg, Michelle Wright (Jason) of York; a son, William D. Jr. of Altoona; 4 grandchildren: Zechariah, Tessa, Joshua, and Hadasaah; and a sister, Donna Howell of Altoona.
Bill was a 1954 graduate of Altoona High School and the Bellefonte School of Nursing in 1969. He served in the US Air Force and retired as a LPN at Mercy hospital before working as a greeter at WalMart.
Bill was a member of Scent of Water Church, Martinsburg, and he enjoyed photography.
Friends will be received from 1-3pm on Tuesday Feb 9, 2021 at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg. Pastor Dan Gochnour officiating.
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