Daniel Howell, 69, of Quincy, died at 8:07 am Saturday (November 19, 2016) in his home.
Born September 28, 1947 in Quincy, Dan was the son of Robert H. and Juanita J. King Howell.
Mr. Howell served his country as a Sergeant in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Germany.
Dan was baptized into his faith at Akers Chapel Church. An avid sportsman, he was a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and Chicago White Sox. Dan enjoyed riding his Harley, having coffee with his friends, and in later years he took an interest in photography and especially enjoyed photographing birds. Dan will be remembered for working to keep his yard immaculate and his cleanliness and organization.
In the last years of his life, Dan will be remembered as being a dedicated and selfless caregiver to his mother until the very end.
Dan worked with his father, Robert, in the family Construction Company, Howell Construction, which was passed on to Dan when his father retired.
Survivors include three sisters, Linda Niehoff (Thomas) , Carol Howell and June Jacobs (Bill) all of Quincy; a brother, Dennis Howell of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mr. Howell was preceded in death by his father in 2009 and his mother on November 19, 2016; and a nephew, Tyler Hoschar.
Dan's wish was to be cremated.
Joint graveside services for Dan and his mother, Juanita will be Friday afternoon at 1:00 in Akers Chapel Cemetery south of Plainville, Illinois. Military Honors for Dan will be conducted by Payson VFW Post 2061 and the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail.
Memorials may be made to Dan's family in care of Linda Niehoff to help defray funeral expenses