Fund Type: Memorial DonationsShadyside, OH
Fundraiser ends on May 07, 2016
John Howell had been the OVAC Basketball Commissioner since 1995 and served prior to that as the assistant commissioner from 1983-1994. Howell taught the basketball training class for many years, producing more than twenty officials who've gone on to earn state tournament assignments in either Ohio or West Virginia. In 1972 he joined the Ohio Valley Board of Approved Basketball Officials and spent 38 years working games throughout the Ohio Valley. John was inducted into the OHSAA's Officials Hall of Fame in 2003 and received the Official of the Year Award in both Ohio and West Virginia. He was later inducted into the OVAC Hall of Fame in 2013. Besides being passionate about basketball, he was also an active official for Ohio Valley track events. John also enjoyed summer league basketball and softball and being affectionately referred to as 'Vidal'... for his perfectly manicured hair.
In honor of John's life please consider making donations to OVAC. Thank you in advance for all your support at this difficult time.
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This fundraiser has been created in partnership with
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Ave., Shadyside, OH 43947
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