Matthew Shawn Howerton

09/19/1976 - 10/26/2020


Mr. Matthew Shawn Howerton, age 44, of Bracey, died Monday, October 26, 2020 at his residence. He was loader/operator for M.M. Wright Inc. of Gasburg. Shawn is survived by his wife of fourteen years Candy Hostetter Howerton, two daughters; Summer Howerton (D.J. Reed) of Bracey, Brook Howerton of Richmond, his parents Richard and Debbie Howerton of Dolphin, two brothers; Mark Howerton (Michele) of White Plains and Cory Howerton (Brooke) of Valentines, a half-sister Amanda Howerton of South Hill and two K-9 companions; Pee Wee and Duke.
A funeral service will be conducted Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent through our website, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Howerton family.

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  1. Richard and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have lost both of my children so I know of your
    pain and heartache. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Pat French Radford
    Childhood friend

  2. Candy, my heart goes out to you all! Shawn was like a son to me! He was part of our Family. He loved you and the girls very much!

    Praying that God holds you close in his loving arms! I’m here for you if you ever need to talk! Love you all! Blessings

  3. Our Condolences

    Our hearts go out to you! No Parent should ever have to bury their child! May God wrap his arms around you and Give you all peace! I am always here if you need me My friend! rest In peace Shawn!

  4. Caring Soul

    Our prayer is for you to know that the HCC Dental Hygiene Program sends its deepest sympathy. We are all praying that you will find comfort in knowing you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Faculty and DH 2021 Classmates

  5. My condolences to the Howerton family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. The memories of your loved one will be in your heart forever. May he Rest In Peace.

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