Aug 28 2017
Francis “Frank” Arlo Howell, 87, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017. He was born August 5, 1930 in Macomb, IL to the late John and Teresa Wilson Howell. Frank was a veteran and retired after 27 years of service in the U.S. Navy and became a self-employed TV Technician in St. Mary’s, GA. He was a very funny and caring man who loved spending time with family, cooking out, fishing and camping. Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline and son, Robert Nash. Survivors include his children, Sherri Howell Mitchell, Frank Howell (Renee), and Geoff Oleson (Sherry); grandchildren, Amanda Howell Owens (Harry), Tyler Mitchell, Sydney Howell, and Geoffery Oleson; great grandchildren, Willow and Harker Owens; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 30 at 10am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218 with Rev. Jim Curtis officiating. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment with full military honors will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery at 11:30 am, 714-1110.