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October 19, 1940 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 78)
Ronald Kent Howell, 78, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away suddenly Friday December 28, 2018. Service will be 10:00am Friday January 4, 2019 at the Ray of Hope Church in Comanche, Oklahoma with Pastor Mike McCord officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairlawn Cemetery, Comanche. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan. Kent was born in Duncan on October 19, 1940 to Leo and Loretta Howell. He graduated from Duncan High School in 1958. He attended the Oklahoma University before beginning his career in construction. He was the contractor on the Halliburton Credit Union and the McDonald's buildings. He was a long time member of the Moose Lodge and an avid OU fan. Kent is survived by his wife, Judy Howell; one son, Kurt Howell and one daughter, Kristi Howell; one step daughter, Shelly Apple; one brother Wayne Howell and wife Larue; one grandchild; and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; one step son, Bobby Deaton; two brothers, Jerry Howell and Larry Howell. In lieu of flowers, a donation maybe made to the: American Heart Association, PO Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75284 Online condolences may be sent to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com