James E. Howard, 90, husband of the late Dorothy J. Howard, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. A native of Franklin County, he was born to the late E.B. and Mattie Baxter Howard on September 24, 1923. Mr. Howard worked for the Department of Commerce and served his country for 30 years as a Master Sargent in the U.S. Air Force. He was also a member of Crestwood Baptist and Masonic #4 Hiram.
Mr. Howard is survived by his daughters, June (Thomas) Brady of Florida and Jane (Paul) Poynter of Frankfort; his sister, Earline Brumback of Louisville; his brother, William (Betty) Howard of Frankfort; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James E. “Pete” Howard, II; and his sister, Alpha (Glenn) Bailey.
Services for Mr. Howard will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 30 at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Rd. with the Rev. William Hartung officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service. Contributions are recommended to: The Salvation Army, 517 Greenup Ave., Frankfort, KY 40601, www.salvationarmy.org or to The Franklin County Senior Center, 202 Medical Heights Dr., Frankfort, KY 40601, www.caring.com. Condolences may be offered online at www.clarklegacycenter.com.