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MANCHESTER, Ohio – Howard Steven Himes, 74, of Aberdeen, died on Friday December 10, 2021 at the Kenton Pointe Hospice of Hope in Maysville.

He was born April 2, 1947 in Maysville, son of the late Howard E. and Thelma M. Himes.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Keith Himes.

Steve served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He loved NASCAR and was passionate about guns and motorcycles.

He is survived by his beloved children, Brian Chaney of West Palm Beach, Florida, Stephanie (Todd) Campbell of Boca Raton, Florida, Christopher (Faylynn) Himes of Okinawa, Japan, Chelsea (Michael) Henize Himes of Omaha, Neb., And Chandler Himes of Manhattan, Kan .; grandchildren, Emily, Sophia and Brison Chaney, Harper and Hallie Himes; sisters, Diane (Larry) Gardner and Bernice (Merle) Jones, all of Aberdeen; sister-in-law, Terri Himes; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at Wilson Funeral Home, 35 W. Second St., Manchester.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Pastor Michael Ulrich will officiate.

Interment will follow at Manchester Cemetery with military honors led by the Adams County Honor Guard.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to a charity of your choice.

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