Joe Mac Howardvet ffffffRUSSELLVILLE, KY., — Joe Mac Howard, 86, of Russellville passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 6:08pm at his home. Mr. Howard was born December 27, 1932 in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner and member of Miller Town Church of Christ.

He was also a U.S. Air Force Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his son Butch Howard, stepson Ronnie Joe Withrow and wife Jean Howard.

He is survived by his wife Ruth Howard, daughter Samantha Howard of Bremen, granddaughter Taylor Howard of Greenville, stepson Mike Strode of Russellville, stepdaughters Kim Brumfield of Greenville, Mary Jane Withrow of Madisonville, Deborah Houston of Florida, Pennie Cloud of Florida, daughter-in-law Sherry Howard of Greenville and several step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 1pm at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Jimmy Jenkins officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday after 9am at the funeral home.

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