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James Howerter, 68

Orrville — James Howerter, age 68, of Orrville, passed away Friday, December 29, 2023, at his residence in Orrville, following a period of declining health.
James was born on November 27, 1955, in Wooster, Ohio, to the late Charles and Lucille (West) Howerter and married Bonnie Lemon on December 14, 1991.
He attended Orrville High School and owned and operated Quality Installation for over 20+ years.
James was a member of the Wooster American Legion Post # 68 and the Barberton Moose Post # 759. He enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
In addition to his wife Bonnie, surviving are two sons, Jeremy M. (Ashley) Howerter, and Rueben J. Howerter; step-daughter , Sherry (Jeff) Schartiger; six grandchildren, Jason Howerter, Hannah Howerter, Phaedra Howerter, Porter Howerter, Jaylen Schartiger, and Logan Lawson.
He was preceded in death by both parents; and paternal grandparents Maddie and Clyde West.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, in the chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville, with Pastor Don E. Bolich officiating.
Memorials may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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