Kenneth W. Howell, 80, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2011 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born July 2, 1931 in Unionport, OH, he was the son of the late John B. and Eunice Lowmiller Howell. With over 30 years of service, Mr. Howell retired from Weirton Steel. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Weirton, WSX 25-Year Club, a life member of the NRA and the Paris Sportsman's Club. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and trap shooting and served in the United States Navy. Kenneth is survived by his brother Wendell Howell and his wife Kay of Manassas Park, VA; nieces Terry Britton of Wintersville, OH and Kimberly Brammer and her husband James of Manassas Park, VA and nephews Jeff Howell of Manassas, VA and John Howell of Tacoma, WA. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be celebrated at 11AM Friday. Minister Tom Derby will officiate. Interment will be in Three Springs Cemetery, Weirton.