John Howard

John W. Howard, 87, passed away on February 4, 2014 at his home. A native of Franklin County, he was born on November 16, 1926 to the late George Edward and Callie Ola Moreland Howard. Mr. Howard was a farmer and a retiree of the KY Department of Revenue. He was a member of Peaks Mill Christian Church and a Navy Veteran of World War II.

Mr. Howard is survived by his daughters, Joan (Gary) Taylor of Shelbyville, T. Kay (Jim) Ferguson of Lawrenceburg and Deborah Gayle Howard of Midway; his son, John L. (Cindy) Howard of Frankfort; his brothers, Robert Howard and LeRoy Howard, both of Frankfort; his 11 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife Clara Cummins Howard, 4 sisters and 3 brothers.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday from 3-5 p.m. at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Rd. Contributions are recommended to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601, Mr. Howard had requested that no flowers be sent. Condolences may be offered online at

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