Donald Eugene Howey
Donald Eugene Howey
  • January 27, 1940 - November 16, 2017
  • Dayton, Ohio

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HOWEY, Donald Eugene 77 of Dayton, passed away peacefully, Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton with his family at his side. Donald leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 29 years Jacqueline Vicory Howey, four sons and three daughters-in-law Captain William A. and Andrea Howey, US Navy, FL, James A. and Sarah Howey of NY, Fredrick and Ashley Howey of NC, Travis Howey of Dayton; daughter and son-in-law Teresa Howey and Indiana Ferryman of Dayton. Also surviving are his grandchildren Julia, James Jr., Grace, Andrew, Annabelle, Caroline and Reagan; sister and brother-in-law Linda and Roger Pyhtila, brother and sister-in-law Gerald and Jackie Howey all of NY, numerous nephews, nieces, great-nephews and nieces & cousins; dear friends Paul & Lynda Stookey, John & Therese Williams, David & Kelly Fees and their families, John Weber and all of his crew, Heather Stapleton and many more family, friends, coworkers too many to name. He was preceded in death by his parents Archy Cory and Alice Viola (nee Woodruff) Howey. Donald was a US Naval Veteran retiring as a Chief and was honored to be a Plankowner of the USS Enterprise CVN 65, worked at Emery Worldwide from 1980 - 1990, was a member of the American Legion, loved gardening, cooking, hunting, people watching, music and traveling on a moment's notice. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME, BELMONT CHAPEL, 648 Watervliet Avenue Dayton on Sunday, November 19 from 4 to 7 pm. A Celebration of Donald's life will be 10:00 am Monday, November 20, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Willowview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Donald may be made to Honor Flight of Dayton, Ohio or Hospice of Dayton. Messages of support to Donald's family may be made at: