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Chuck Howell

August 18, 1952 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 69)


Shellman Bluff – Charles L. “Chuck” Howell, 69, died Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at Memorial Health in Savannah.  Born in Augusta, he lived in Hinesville and Long County before moving to Shellman Bluff twenty years ago.  He retired from Interstate Paper in Riceboro after forty-five years of service and served in the National Guard.  An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, cooking, a good practical joke, and time on the bluff.  He was Baptist by faith and preceded in death by a son, Brandon Howell, his mother, Martha “Tootsie” Howell, and sister, Lesa Benitez.

Survivors are his wife of forty-two years, Donna Lee Howell of Shellman Bluff; daughter and son-in-law, Charla and Marc Bloomer of Easley, SC; son, Drew Howell of Shellman Bluff; father, Charles D. Howell of Bluffton, SC; sisters, Toyie Robinson, Cyndie Bradford of Hilton Head Island, SC, and Bellamy Murphy of Savannah; brother, John Howell of Bluffton; grandchildren, Garrett Bloomer, Ellison Bloomer, and Anna Louise Bloomer; several nieces and nephews, and his faithful canine companion, Beau Woop.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society, the Food Bank at Morgan's Chapel UMC, or a charity of your choice.

Memorial services will be Saturday, February 26 at 11 AM from Morgans Chapel United Methodist Church at Shellman Bluff.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.

The service will be live-streamed through the church’s Facebook page.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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