Howard Eugene Koyl Sr. went home to be with the Lord on March 17, 2021
He was born July 5, 1944 to Noel and Evelyn (Blonde) Koyl in Almont and raised in Imlay City, MI. Howard married Sharon (Howell) Koyl on April 12, 1990. He owned/operated Koyl Construction until he retired in 2004. They then moved to Apopka, Florida where they owned/operated a lawn service. Most importantly, since a little boy he wanted to tell people about God. He spent time working at the local jail, ministering to the inmates. In 2009 he started Howard Koyl Ministries with Sharon. Starting with just 12 Bible lesson mailings a month, it grew to 1020 mailed lessons to 70 prisons and 3209 e-mailed to 114 countries in 18 translations monthly. They encouraged everyone in the Lord, all while building a foundation to help them become grounded in the Him.
Howard is survived by his wife, Sharon; his children, Theresa (Kevin) Hicks of Imlay City, Howard (Barb) Koyl Jr. of Lapeer, Melissa (Chris) Kaake of Lapeer, Brad Garrett of Casco Twp, Jeff (Tish) Garrett of Davison; 16 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; Sisters, Pat (Howard) Burger of North Branch, Kathryn (Ward) Jessop of Jonesboro, GA, Amy (Jodi) Plank of Imlay City, Carolyn McRoberts of Spring Lake; Brother, Nelson (Cyndi) Koyl of San Diego, CA and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law, Earle Tuttle and 2 days earlier, his sister Nancy Tuttle.
Mark 9:23 Jesus said to him If you can believe, “All things are possible to him who believes” Howard was always saying ONLY BELIEVE !