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John W. Howes, Jr.

June 3, 1957 ~ August 29, 2022 (age 65) 65 Years Old


John “Moke” W. Howes Jr., 65, of Windham, Ohio, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. John was born on June 3, 1957 in Ravenna, Ohio, the son of John Howes Sr. and Mary Sue Ellison Howes.

For 40 years of his life, John was a truck driver hauling cars across the country.

John enjoyed fishing, The Dallas Cowboys, vintage cars and he loved spending time with his family. He was a devoted father, grandfather and husband.  John will be undoubtedly missed by those who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his father, John Howes Sr. and his mother, Mary Sue Ellison Howes.

John is survived by his wife of 42 years, Elizabeth A. McCauley Howes; his children, Zachariah J. Howes of Windham, Joshua S. Howes of Niles, and Kaitlin E. Howes of Conneaut; his son-in-law, Cameron R. Nugent of Conneaut; his grandchildren, Madison D. Howes, Trenton J. Howes, Mason L. Nugent, Nova L. Nugent and Atlas R. Nugent; his siblings, Patricia A. Howes Lovis of Windham, Deborah J. Howes Cruise of Windham and Donna Howes of Florida; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Kenneth J. McCauley and Martha L. McCauley of Champion.

Per John’s request, cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held on September 24, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at the Windham American Legion Post 0674, located at 9960 East Center Street, Windham, Ohio, 44288.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Celebration of Life
September 24, 2022

3:00 PM


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