Eugene Howard, age 85, of Hueysville, KY, husband of Clettis Cooley Howard, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at ARH Our Lady of the Way, Martin, KY. He was born June 17, 1934 in Hueysville, KY, a son of the late Beacher Howard and Zella Bailey Howard Prater. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, United Mine Workers Association Chapter 1741 and the Dairy Queen Breakfast Club.
Along with his wife, he is survived by two sons: Dalton Howard and John (Delisa) Howard, all of Hueysville, KY; two daughters: Lynn (George) Isaac and Angela Little, all of Hueysville, KY; one brother: Rondal Prater of Indiana; six sisters: Ruth Shepherd, Ruby Schuster, Irene Butler, Erma Shepherd all of Michigan, Pauline Stacey of Indiana and Japolene Bentley, Salyersville, KY; eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by four brothers: Billy Howard, Willis Howard, Roosevelt Howard, Wendell Prater and one grandchild.
Funeral service will be conducted Monday, October 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, KY. Burial will follow in the John Wess Prater Cemetery, Hueysville, KY and visitation will be after 6:00 PM Saturday and all day Sunday at Hall Funeral Home.