Terry Lee “Little Bear” Howell, 70, of Rocky Mount, a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corp received his heavenly angel wings on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. He was born in Galion, OH on September 5, 1951 a son of the late Harry Howell and Helen Stover Jollie. Terry enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. at the age of 21. He valued this service highly and attained the rank of Private First Class. He is survived by his significant other of 20 years, Lisa Bly; daughters, Tammy Lynn Perdue (Jeremy Janney), Brenda Jean Perdue (Francisco Lagunes); sisters, Hazel Waldrop (Tom), Pansy Damaron (Kevin); special nephew, Ernie Vaughn (Sharon); granddaughters, Amber Shively (Wesley Turner), granddaughter, Elizabeth Akers (Ralph Akers); grandsons, Justin Shively (Lorrie), Dustin Gantt, Stephen Perdue; and fifteen great-grandchildren. A special thanks to Jennifer and Taylor Steiner and Erin and Jason Janney. No services will be held at this time. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.