Obituary of Robert Leonard Howell
New Windsor, NY
Robert L. Howell, a resident of New Windsor, NY passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Saint Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh. He was 47. The son of Bobbie and Debrah Howell, Robert was born on May 24, 1972 in Nyack, NY.
A family statement reads: “Robert was a great man whose time was tragically cut short unexpectedly. He will always be remembered for his giving spirit and kind heart. Robert was always there to lend a hand to anyone and everyone. He enjoyed fishing, tinkering in his garage, spending time with his family and making memories with his children, no matter how ridiculous the activity. He was very handy and shared the gift with his children who now want to touch every tool and fix anything and everything. He will be missed by anyone and everyone who was blessed to meet him, even if it was only for a brief moment. He has touched so many hearts and will continue so through his children.”
Robert is survived by his wife; Sara, son’s Hunter 9 and Chase 8, daughter; Lily 6, all at home. He is further survived by his mother; Debrah Howell and father; Bobbie Howell of Florence, AL, his sisters; Kim Howell of Florence, AL, Heather Cournoyer of Rhode Island, Krista Howell of Florence, AL, Justin Howell of Florence, AL and many extended family near and far.
A graveside funeral service will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 1:00pm at the Calvary Cemetery, 304 Walsh Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Robert’s children’s college fund. Donations can be sent to Sara Howell, C/O Zygmunt-Murtie Memorials, P.O. Box 74, Warwick, NY 10990.
Funeral arrangements are honorably entrusted to Zygmunt-Murtie Funeral and Cremation Service- Proudly serving Warwick and the surrounding communities. For directions or to leave a condolence please call 845-977-6127 or visit www.zmmemorials.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Howell, please visit Tribute Store