Ellwood A. Howell Hancock, 72
Born September 16, 1941, he was the son of the late Heaston and Maxine Edwards Howell and husband of Linda (Dean) Hinckle Howell, who he married January 20, 1962, at the Stone Bridge Church of the Breth-ren, near Hancock.
He was a retired surveyor for the Maryland State Highway Administration; he was a member of Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion, Hancock. He enjoyed the outdoors and was a member of the NRA.
Besides his wife he is survived by three sons: Greg Howell and wife Kim, of Hancock; Kevin Howell and Fiancé Elena Bane of Wolfsville; and Kenny Howell and wife Vicki of Needmore; two brothers: Roger Howell and wife Kathy of Clear Spring, Jason Howell of Tennessee; sister Leona and husband Ron Goedde, of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and sister Debra and husband Alan Smoot. Surviving also are five grandchildren: Dustin Thomas, fiancé Jade Jones, Bethani Howell and fiancé Kevin Waters, Katie Marro and husband Josh, Sydney and Emily Howell. Greatgrandchildren; John Waters, Jayden Howell, Karlie Marro, Karmyn Marro, Hayden, Tailyn and Tanner Thomas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Heaston Howell and Maxine Howell.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 7, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.Rev. W. Kenneth Stottlemyer officiated. Burial was at Damascus Cemetery Big Cove Tannery.
Donations in his name can be made to the Tristan Douglas Medical Expense Fund c/o Susquehanna Bank 131 W. Main Street, Hancock, MD 21750
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com