Raeford Allen Howell, 69, of Cove City, formerly of Newport, died Thursday, June 17, 2021, at his home.

His memorial service is at 11 a.m. Friday, July 2 at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara “Bobbi” Howell of the home; daughters, Dr. Kristy Howell of Castle Rock, Colo., Pamela Howell Buljat of New Bern and Barbara Howell Hawkins of Bridgeton; son, Christopher Howell of Ernul; stepchildren, Barbara Riley, Shellie Flory, Tonya Oatman and Damon Morris; brother, R.E. Howell of Virginia; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in memory of Raeford may be made to the Craven-Pamlico Animal Services Center, 1639 Old Airport Road, New Bern, NC 28562.

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City. Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net.

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