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Herbert Keith Howenstein

April 9, 1961August 13, 2020

Herbert Keith “Herb” “Mad Dog” Howenstein, 59, Fairmont, WV, passed away August 13, 2020. He was born April 9, 1961 in Morgantown, WV, the son of Herbert and Linda (Swartz) Howenstein.

Herb was a graduate of Sanderson High School, Raleigh, NC. After high school he enlisted in the Army Reserves and then transferred to the US Marine Corps. He was employed at West Virginia University. Herb loved riding his motorcycle, and was an avid outdoorsman, loving to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed taking care of his pets, which gave him great peace and enjoyment. Herb was a member of the American Legion for many years, the Morgantown Marines and Operation Activet.

He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Howenstein.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Shelly Howenstein; his daughter, Edna Howenstein; his step-daughter, Heather Plum (Matthew); his grandchildren, Lilyonna, Chloe, and Izaiah; his mother Linda; his siblings, Susan, Sherrie, Debbie, Pam, Karen, Kevin, Sharon, Jennifer, James, David and Becky; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Darris and Edna Kisner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Burial services will be held at the West Virginia National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Operation Activet or Wreaths Across America. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Neptune Society, where condolences may be shared at www.neptunesociety.com .

Services

  • Services Will Be Scheduled at a Later Date at the West Virginia National Cemetery, Grafton, WV

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Shelly Howenstein

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Shelly Howenstein

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Shelly Howenstein

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Shelly Howenstein

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Shelly Howenstein

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Shelly Howenstein

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Shelly Howenstein

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