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“Kris and family, I was so saddened to hear of your loss. I will always remember Jim's kind smile, and how he always took time to say hello to me,...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jennifer Pelger-Jennings - OH

“Kris and family. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Though I only got to know you over a short time, I feel blessed to have worked with Jim. It...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Kate Heslop - Alliance, OH

“Kris I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Kathy Rainieri ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Kathy Rainieri - Louisville, OH

“Kris and family I am so sorry for your loss. Jim was a good guy and a wonderful landlord as well as a terriffic friend. He will truly be missed by...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Teri Parr - Massillon, OH

“Kris-- We are very sorry for your loss. Jim will be truly missed. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Elmer & Ellen Kuhn - IN

“He was a good life long friend and we will miss him. We have to smile at the memories he left us and hope you find solace in knowing he was a...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jim and Mable - Punta Gorda, FL


James W. Howell, Jr, age 66, of Canton, passed away, with family and friends by his side, on Saturday, July 23, 2011. He was born in Canton, on February 16, 1945 to the late James Sr. and Erma Howell. He was a 1963 graduate of Lincoln High School and enjoyed traveling. Jim was employed with Babcock & Wilcox, Gradall and JLG Industries. The most important thing in Jim's life was spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sylvia Cowling and his nephew, Dale Dively. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Kris Howell; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Christy Howell; two granddaughters, Olivia and Alexia; and many other friends and relatives. The family would like to thank everyone who prayed and gave their support. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1pm in the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. NW, with the Rev. Delaney Young officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Burial Park. Calling hours will be Monday from 6-8pm in the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-Line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.

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