Howard E. McCune

WARREN – Howard Everett McCune Sr., 76, passed away unexpectedly at 9:28 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in the emergency room of St. Elizabeth Health Center, Belmont Campus.

Howard was born on Oct. 16, 1937, in Middlebourne, W.Va., the son of Everett and Geneva Birch McCune.

Howard came to this area many years ago and retired in 1982 as a laborer from the United States Steel Co., McDonald Works, where he was employed for 17 years.

He was a member of the Niles Christian Assembly and over the years enjoyed many large family gatherings.

Howard is survived by his third wife, the former Daisy Poling, whom he married several years ago; his children, Lillian Sarvey of Girard, Connie Jo (Allen) Broadwater of Hartford, Archie McCune of Howland, Shelly (Bruce) Cozad of Bartow, Fla., Carolyn (Tommy) Davis of McDonald, Howard McCune Jr. of Niles, James (Connie) Hardesty of Middlebourne, W.Va., Lawrence (Kimberly) Hardesty of McDonald, Yulanda Hardesty of Warren, Russell (Teresa) Hardesty of Clio, Mich., Mabel Hardesty of Lake City, Fla., Kathy (John) Kellar of Middleburg, Fla., Raymond Miller Jr. of Mineral Ridge and Loretta (Bill) Fisher of Chester, W.Va.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, the former Carol Mayhew; second wife, the former Elizabeth Mae Miller; sister, Peggy Watson; and granddaughter, Jessice McCune.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Niles Christian Assembly, North Road in Niles, where calling hours will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Pastor John Mizgerd and Pastor Garey McCartney will officiate.

Burial will be in Kerr Cemetery.

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