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Arthur J. Howell, 80, of Tiffin, went on to be with his Lord at 2:45 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay.

Arthur was born on February 16, 1939, to the late Harry E. and Ruth (West) Howell. Arthur married Patricia (Wooldridge) at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas on October 27, 1963, and she preceded in death on October 17, 2012.

Arthur is survived by his six children, Ruth (Ed) White of Bowling Green, Angela (Scott) Hopkins of Windham, Connecticut, Laura (Mike) Frost of Findlay, Aaron (Kelly Walter) Howell of Tiffin, Jason (Misty Runion) Howell of Tiffin, and Gina (Taylor) Howell of Tiffin; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother Harry E. Howell, Jr., of Beallsville.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Elmer and Clyde Howell; and a sister, Faye Hopton.

Arthur retired from Fostoria Industries as a Quality Control Engineer after 19 years. Arthur was also a lifelong minister and song leader. He enjoyed playing music, writing songs, gardening and spending time with family.

A memorial service for Arthur was held Saturday, April 6 at the Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin, with Minister Wade Tannehill officiating. There was no visitation held. Burial was held Tuesday, April 9 at the Beallsville Cemetery in Beallsville.

In lieu of flowers or gifts memorial contributions may be made to your local Church of Christ. On-line condolences may be left for the family at

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