Obituaries: Bonnell, Howard Duane

VIENNA, WV (WTAP) – Howard Duane Bonnell, 79, of Vienna, WV, left his earthly home to be with the Lord on February 14, 2022

He was born on April 1, 1942 in West Union, WV, the son of the late Forest Creed and Mary Blanche Nutter Bonnell.

Howard graduated in 1960 from Doddridge County High School. He served in the US Army from 1962 to 1965 and was stationed in the Korean DMZ. Howard was employed at the John’s Manville factory in Vienna, WV, for 34 years. His interests included hunting, fishing, herding beagle rabbits, riding ATVs and country road trips. Howard was a member of Summitt Valley United Methodist Church in Parkersburg, WV and enjoyed attending services, Bible studies, and fellowship with his brothers and sisters in Christ.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Zelma Bonnell; one son, Byron Bonnell; siblings, Helen Jo Moore, Jerry Heidtman, David Bonnell, Linda Marks, Jon Lyn Bonnell and Mary Beth Cox.

Besides his parents, Howard was predeceased by two brothers, Jackie Bonnell and James Bonnell.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 18, 2022 at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home in Vienna with Pastor Helen Oates officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Williamstown. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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