Jon Dale Howerton, age 45, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at National Health Care from cancer.
Jon was born February 21, 1972, in Joplin. He was the son of Jim and Pam Howerton.
He was an employee of Joplin movie theaters for over 20 years. He enjoyed collecting movie theater posters and had a large movie collection. He was an avid "Star Wars" and "Batman" fan.
Jon is survived by his parents; his brother David Howerton; and sisters, Kristi Koon and Amanda Stone. He also has three nieces, Bailey Cline, Ryan Koon, Aspen Stone; and three nephews, Nolan Koon, Gavin Stone, Haydn Stone, which he adored. Jon also has a loving extended family.
Jon's family would like to thank Community Support Services, National Health Care, and Avalon Hospice for their loving care and support.
Jon's body was sent for cremation at Ozark Memorial Park Crematory.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 13, at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, with Pastor Adam Jones officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
Published on  July 12, 2017