Harley T. "Tommy" Howard Jr., 79, of Bloomfield, died Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Flaget Memorial Hospital.
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He was born Aug. 16, 1933 in Springfield, 42 year agricultural pilot, owner and operator of Howard Spray Service and Mower and Tiller Clinic, an avid trap shooter, past master and 56-year member of Bloomfield Masonic Lodge # 57, member of Bloomfield O.E.S. # 219, Bloomfield Field and Stream, Bloomfield Baptist Church, supporter and volunteer of Nelson County 4-H, Northeast Nelson Fire District Board of Directors, and a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harley Thomas "H.T." Howard Sr. and Kathleen Akers Howard.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, JoAnn Crume Howard of Bloomfield; two sons, Charles T. (Donna) Howard and their children, Christina Grace Howard and Colin Garrett Howard of Chaplin and Marlin F. (Jan) Howard and their children, Brent Thomas Howard and Hollyn Nicole Howard of Bardstown; brother, Marlin Dennis "Denny" (Sue) Howard of Bloomfield; five brothers-in-law, Bobby H. (Betty) Crume, Charles R. (Karen) Crume, Jerry D. Crume, Jackie R. (Myrt) Crume, and Teddy S. Crume; sister-in-law, Vickie S. Gaddie; close friend, J. Lynn Cain of Hermitage, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Campground Cemetery.
Rev. Leland Parks and Rev. Richard Carwile will officiate.
Memorial contributions may go to Campground Cemetery.
Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Ê
Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Published in The Springfield Sun on June 19, 2013