Duane Allen Hower, age 36, of Wapakoneta died Aug. 4, 2012 in a motor vehicle accident. He was born Dec. 31, 1975 in Lima to Eddie D. and Mickie S. (Howell) Hower who survive in Wapakoneta.
Mr. Hower worked for Minster Machine, loved sports with his son and nephews, enjoyed playing pool and was a devoted father and uncle.
Survivors include a son Garrett Hower of St. Mary’s, 2 sisters: Elisha Hower of Wapakoneta and Cathy Hower of Columbus, OH; 2 nephews Thomas Schoenlein of Wapakoneta and Conner Frame of Wapakoneta; paternal grandmother H. Maxine Leis of Lima and maternal grandmother Marlene Howell of Wapakoneta.
The family will receive friends 5-7 p. m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. A celebration of Life services will begin at 7 with Rev. Father David Ross officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society or the donor’s favorite charity.
Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm