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Obituary: James Ricky Howard, 54

James Ricky Howard, 54, Cincinnati, OH, was found dead on Saturday, November 24, 2007, at his home.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, November 29, 2007, at 10:00amCT, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, with Bro. Glenn McInteer officiating, and burial to follow.

He was a son of the late James Doyle and Wilma Jean Melton Howard of Fayette County, KY, and was a drywall installer.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Logsdon Howard, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: James Howard, Columbia, KY

  • Three daughters: Ann Marie Burton, Melissa Burton, and Rebecca Howard, All of Columbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Michell Maxwell, East Bernstadt, KY, and Debbie Martin, Colorado

  • And three grandchildren: Jessica, Enoch, and LaTasha Burton
There will be no visitation.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.ts.

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
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