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Charles Howell, Sr.

Charles Howell, Sr.

Dec 27, 1974 - Sep 23, 2022

Charles Howell, Sr., 47, of Riverton passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church.  The wake will follow at 1503 Elmwood Drive.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with burial to follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.


Charles Ralph Howell was born on December 27, 1974 in Riverton, WY to Gordon Howel and Julia Ann (Moss) Breun. He was given his Native American name, Hooxei hinen meaning “Wolf Man”.  He grew up in Arapahoe area and attended schools there.  He graduated from Wyoming Indian High School.  He remained a life long resident of the Wind River Reservation.


He was baptized into the Catholic Faith and also practiced the Traditional Native American Ways.


After graduation he worked for the Northern Arapaho Ranch and then as a carpenter for Northern Arapaho Tribe and Housing, and also for Yeates Construction.


On March 10, 2001 he married Ann Jeanette Brown in Hudson, Wyoming.  They were married for over 21 years.


Charles was involved in the Joe and Eileen Moss Rodeo, enjoyed basketball, hunting, fishing, traveling to Pow-wows, watching the Wyoming Indian Chiefs in all their sports, but he especially loved to spend time with his family and the grand babies.


He is survived by his wife, Ann Howell; father, Gordon Howell; sons, Joseph Howell, Jeremiah Howell, Lyndon Howell, Charles Howell, Jr., and Corwin Howell; daughter, Shania Howell; grandchildren, Jay Shawn Howell, Jaeyla Howell, Blayne Howell, Lailona Howell, and Isreal Howell; brothers, George Brown, Brian Moss, Milton Trosper, Jr., Kenneth Crawford, Jr., Robert Aragon, Jr., Clarence Aragon, Solo Friday, Trevor Trosper, Jobeie Howell, and Frances Howell; sisters, Muriel Howell, Marguerite Underwood, Cora Brown, Iva Moss-Redman, Ricki Trosper, and Charlene Aragon; aunts, Ursula Aragon, Maxine Moss, Suzanna Moss, and Maxine Trosper; and uncles, Leonard Moss, Sr. and Donald Moss.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Julia Brown; brothers, Sterling Howell, Sr. and Martin Brown III; father, Martin Brown, Sr.; grandparents, Joe and Eileen Moss; and niece, Laveeta Barnaby.

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Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.