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Joseph Collin Howerton, Jr.

January 3, 1927 — February 3, 2023

Joseph Collin “J.C.” Howerton, Jr., age 96, a lifelong resident of Rawlings, VA passed away Friday, February 3, 2023.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Collin and Connie Carter Howerton; his wife of 60 years Connie Evans Howerton; and a son, Gerald Wayne Howerton.


He is survived by three daughters, Gale Howerton Daniel, Kasey Howerton Adams, and Donna Howerton Gupton; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


J.C. was a lifelong farmer and an amateur pilot. He enjoyed taking care of his cows, flying his plane all over the area, and riding his tractor.


The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, February 6, 2023 at Williams Funeral Home & Crematory in Lawrenceville, VA.

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Monday, February 6, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Williams Funeral Home and Crematory

410 Windsor Ave., Lawrenceville, VA 23868

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