He was born March 23, 1987, in Tallahassee, Fla., son of Nathan Shawn and Sharon Medley-Davis Howell.
He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator in Alaska and Southeast Missouri.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Nathan and Karana Howell of Wasilla, Alaska; his mother, Sharon Medley-Davis and stepfather, Joesph Krieger, of Marble Hill; a sister, Shawna L. Howell of Cape Girardeau; a brother, John Eichler of New Jersey; a niece, Justis Howell; maternal grandparents, Rodney and Shirley Davis and Kenneth and Brenda Krieger; and paternal grandparents Marcie and Vance Alday.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Gilbert and Barbara Medley; paternal grandparents George and Nancy Howell; and an uncle, Terry Medley.
Friends may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating.
Burial will be at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. Memorials may be made to the family of Justin Michael Howell.