Howard Russell Villers, 69, of Mannington, passed away on Monday (Aug. 21, 2017) at his residence.
He was born April 12, 1948, in Marion County, a son of the late Thomas Villers and Goldie Pyles Villers.
He is survived by two daughters, Shantele and Michael Starling of Mannington and Teresa and Larry Martin of Mannington; four grandchildren, Maddie and Aden Starling and Austin and Dylan Martin; three brothers, Randy and Lois Villers of Barrackville, Donnie and Donna Villers of Kimbolton, Ohio, and Gary Villers and significant other Jennifer LaFontaine of Akron, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and his former wife, Pat Villers of Mannington.
In addition to his parents, Howard was preceded in death by his two brothers, Millard and Willard Villers, and a sister, Mary Alice Price.
Howard retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways in Mannington. He also had worked at Pierson Security as a security guard for 14 years. He enjoyed gardening, the outdoors and working on cars. He never met a stranger.
Family and friends may call from 4:30-8 p.m. today at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor Bill Coon officiating. Committal services will be held at the funeral home prior to interment which will be at Higgins Cemetery on Camp Run.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on August 23, 2017