Hugh Howard, 79, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center.
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He was a native of Creekville, served in the U.S. Army for 26 years, which included the Korea and Vietnam conflicts, and was a member of St. James Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ewell and Ethel Davidson Howard; and a brother, Homer Howard.
He is survived by his wife, Madeline Thibault Howard; one daughter, Barbara (Ken) Dashnaw of Elizabethtown; four sons, Robert H. (Tammy) How-ard of Louisiana, James "Jim" (Jennifer) Howard of Nicholasville, David G. Howard of Elizabethtown and Richard W. Howard of Owensboro; one brother, Earl D. (Janie) Howard of London, Ky.; one sister, Shelby Jean (Bill) Rakovalis of Camden, Mich.; and four grandchildren, Sean, Brandy, Russell and Jameson.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Chuck Walker officiating. Burial follows in St. James Cemetery.
Visitation is from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. James Building Fund.
Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Nov. 22, 2012