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Richard Benjamin Howell

January 22, 1938 ~ July 26, 2019 (age 81)

Obituary

Mr. Richard Benjamin Howell was born on January 22, 1938 in Winston-Salem, NC to Will Howell and Estelle Benjamin Howell.  Richard was an X-Ray Technician for Lincoln Hospital and retired from the Veterans Administration on Durham, NC as well as the Durham Public School System.  He was a devoted member of First Baptist Church Apple St. where he sang with the Male Chorus.  

He is lovingly survived by his caring and devoted wife: Jacqueline Noble Howell; three children: Richard B. Howell, Jr. (Olympia), Beverly Howell Cathey (Eddie) and LaChandra Howell Teye (Theodore); two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by all his siblings.  

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Services

Viewing
Monday
July 29, 2019

1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Tuesday
July 30, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
First Baptist Church
508 Apple St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 30, 2019

1:00 PM
First Baptist Church
508 Apple St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
July 30, 2019

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