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Obituary: Remus Curtis Howard, 87, Adair Co., KY

He was a native of Butler Co, KY and a highly regarded member of the the Adair Co., KY community. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of VFW Post 6097. He was a member and past master of the Columbia Masonic Lodge and was a member of Mark Twain Shrine Club. He was a member of Columbia Christian Church. He was retired from TransAmerica DeLaval and was an avid golfer and gardener

Remus Curtis Howard, 87, Columbia, KY, died Saturday, May 8, 2010, at 12:30am, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY.

The funeral service will be Monday, May 10, 2010, at 11amCt, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, with Bro. Terry White officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY, with full military honors by VFW Post 6097. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Sunday, May 9, 2010 at the funeral home. Masonic Rites will be at 7pmCT, Sunday, at the funeral home, conducted by Columbia Lodge 96.

Remus Curtis Howard, Adair Co., KY (1922-2010)

He was a native of Butler Co., KY and the son of the late Ephis Curtis and Falsom Hunt Howard. He was born October 2, 1922, and died May 8, 2010, in Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY at the age of 87 years, 7 months, and 6 days.
Martha Clayton Howard, on January 29, 2006, and by his son, Jimmy Howard on November 29, 2008.

He is survived by the following:
  • His granddaughters: Stephanie Watson, Lexington, KY; and Elizabeth "Libby" Howard, Murfreeesboro, TN

  • His step-grandson: Richard Pope, Lexington, KY

  • His daughter in law: Judy Howard, Columbia, SC

  • Two great grandsons: Stewart James Watson and Jacob Marshall Watson
He was retired from TransAmerica DeLaval. He was a member of Columbia Christian Church. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II and was a member of VFW Post 6097. He was a member and past Master of Columbia Lodge 96, a member of the Mark Twain Shrine Club, Kosair Shrine Temple, and Louisville Scottish Rite, 32nd Degree. He was an avid golfer and gardener.

Memorials are suggested to Kosair Charities and may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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