Howard Eugene Peel, 74, of Flatwoods, loving husband of Shirley Fairchild Peel, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Oakmont Manor, following an extended illness.
Howard was born Oct. 22, 1942, in Frankfort, a son of the late Howard O. and Thelma Overstreet Peel.
He was a retired slagger from the BO department of AK Steel and served four years in the U.S. Air Force.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, William Christopher Peel and wife Erin of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; a daughter, Tracy Lynn Lange and husband Brandon of Raceland; three grandchildren, Kendall Lange, Jackson Lange and Avery Peel.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017, at Preston Family Funeral Home by Brother Ed Fairchild. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 6, 2017