Joseph Frazer Howell, 72, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2023, at his home.
Joe was born on April 25, 1951, to George Preston and Mertie Mae Massey Howell. Joe was a kind and selfless man with a big heart. He had a tendency to see the good in things and was always looking out for others. Mr. Howell was mechanically inclined, often repairing radios and tinkering on things in his younger days. He absolutely loved his kids and grandkids.
He is survived by his two sons, Chris (Leigh Anne) Howell and Chan (Mary) Howell, both of Denton. Grandkids: Max Howell, Duke Howell, Marshall Howell, Major Howell, Rus Howell and Trader Howell. Brother, George P. Howell, Jr. of Biscoe, NC, sister Barbara Howell of Asheboro, NC, sister Etta Mae Fields of Greensboro, NC and brother Jones Lamar Howell of North Richland Hills, TX. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by four sisters: Opal Webb, Helen Stephenson, Martha Richardson and Betty Gordon.
A public visitation for Mr. Howell will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2023, from 10:00-10:45am at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro, 437 Sunset Ave. Asheboro, NC 27203. The funeral service will follow at 11:00am in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joe Farlow officiating, and burial will take place in Sunset Knoll Cemetery, 1380 Church St. Ramseur, NC 27316.