Howard Eugene Egly Jr., age 78, of Waterloo passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler.
He was born on August 21, 1941 in Columbia City to Howard Eugene Egly Sr. and Mary Esther (Weirick) Egly. He was a 1960 graduate of Churubusco High School.
Mr. Egly honorably served his county in the United States Navy from 1960 until 1964.
He married Ronda Myers on October 4, 1964 at Barker’s Chapel United Methodist Church north of Waterloo. She resides in Waterloo.
Mr. Egly worked for Borg Warner in Auburn for 38 years and he worked for Hendrickson Suspension in Kendallville for 7 years retiring in 2009. He was a member of the Butler American Legion Post 202, the Butler Eagles and Barker’s Chapel United Methodist Church. He enjoyed mowing his yard, gardening, camping and working on small engines.
His wife of 55 years; Ronda Egly of Waterloo.
Son and daughter-in-law; Eric and Tammy Egly of Fremont.
Daughter and son-in-law; Amy and Matthew Snider of Findlay, Ohio.
6 grandchildren; Devin Egly, Allison Snider, Jeremiah Snider, Justin Hively, Krystal Day and Levi Snyder.
5 great grandchildren.
Brother and sister-in-law; Phillip and Kathy Egly of Auburn.
Brother-in-law; Leonard Myers of Angola.
Sister-in-law; Gloria Myers of Waterloo.
Brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Dwight and Betty Myers of Ashley.
Sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Karen and Jim Days of Ashley.
Many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister; Jill Meeks.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street in Waterloo.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Barker’s Chapel United Methodist Church, County Road 39 & County Rd 4 north of Waterloo.
Officiating the memorial service will be Pastor Tamra Gerber.
Burial will take place at Circle Cemetery in Hudson.
Memorial donations may be directed to Barker’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fellerandclark.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home of Waterloo.