Roy Lige Howell
Roy Lige Howell
  • April 7, 1949 - October 28, 2017
  • Highland Village, Oklahoma

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Roy Lige Howell was born in Oklahoma City on April 7, 1949 and went to be with the Lord on October 28, 2017. He was 68 years old. His parents were Joan Howell and Lige Howell of Del City, OK. Roy was a graduate of Del City/Midwest City High School. He received his Bachelors & Masters Degree from University of Central Oklahoma and later did Doctoral studies at OSU and OU. He was a teacher, high school football coach, principal and school administrator for OKC Public Schools, Piedmont P.S., Choctaw/Nicoma Park P.S., Marlin ISD, Ferris ISD. Roy retired with over 40 years as one of the most treasured and loved educators in Oklahoma and Texas. He is survived by his loving wife, Susan Howell of Highland Village, TX; his brother Tim Howell of Del City, OK; nieces Angie Humphries, Christie Ayles and Corrie Hankins; Nephews Jason Howell and Eric Ayles; children Shawna Patrick of Dallas, TX, Jody Foster of Keller, TX, Chris Patrick of Del City, OK and Jennifer Culbreth of Highland Village, TX; grandchildren Tyler Patrick, Wiley Heitz, Brooklyn Culbreth, Chelsea Culbreth and Shea Culbreth; and sister-in-law Carol Ayles. Roy was a loving husband, father and Papa. We are all so blessed to have had Roy in our lives. We love him and will miss him greatly. Funeral services will be 2:00pm, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home in Del City, OK. Interment will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Newalla, OK.