Richard Howell, 83, of New Port Richey, Florida, passed away December 6, 2013. He was born in Sussex, New Jersey, worked for the City of New York, was a former volunteer fireman in New York and was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War. Richard is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth, two sons, Richard A. & Robert A. Howell, five daughters, Patricia Grissom, Cheryl Howell, Cynthia Bingham Pamela Arisman & Peggy Goldmann, 10 grandchildren & 5 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends, Friday, December 13, from 9 – 11 AM, with a Chapel Service at 11 AM. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Donations to The Wounded Warriors Projected are suggested.