Larry was born Sept. 27, 1949 in Muscatine, Iowa the son of Morris and Velma (Bell) Howell.
He was a professional truck driver for Stone Belt Freight Lines. He was a member of the Harvest Community Church and was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Navy.
Surviving relatives include his wife Connie Howell of Bloomfield; three daughters, Shannon Swails, Sabrina Harmon and Jessica McGill all of Muscatine, Iowa. He has four grandchildren; Jessie Swails, Caitlyn Swails, Cole McGill and Callie McGill, two sisters; Pansy Duncan of Ames, Iowa and Delores Kloss, two aunts; Lois Fullmer and Cathrin Lienberknealtic, his father-in-law Ted Blaker and a sister-in-law Linda (Richard) Pyne.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter Angel McGill and his mother-in-law Doris JoAnn Blaker.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Harvest Community Church in rural Bloomfield and noon Saturday until the hour of service at the church.
Service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Harvest Community Church in rural Bloomfield with Rev. Jeff Williams and Pastor Vernon Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Chapel Cemetery in Bloomfield.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes all donations be made to the Harvest Community Church outreach program or the Switz City Full Gospel Church outreach program.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.