Billy Hughes Howell, 95, of North Lake, Texas, passed from this life on January 30, 2021 in Flower Mound, Texas. He was born on August 18, 1925 in Strang, Oklahoma; the son of Luther Howell and Bertha (Hillburn) Howell. Billy faithfully served our country in the United States Navy. After being honorably discharged, he became an accountant and enjoyed his career for many years. In his pastime, he enjoyed reading, watching sports, and square dancing. Billy also was a talented carpenter, making his family hand crafted trains and baby cradles. He will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Graveside services for Billy will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Spavinaw Strang Cemetery in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Billy is survived by his sister, Barbara Wolf; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Bertha; and his children, Stephen Howell and Dixie Terry.