Mr. Ronnie Howard, age 71 departed this life on Friday, November 29, 2019 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard, Kentucky. He was born on Sunday, February 15, 1948 in West Liverpool, Ohio to Charles Bentley Howard and Ernestine Harmon Murphy. He was a carpenter and a member of the Freedom Christian Fellowship.
He leaves to mourn his passing his daughter: Lisa Marie Loughlin, 2 grandchildren, his favorite cousin he loved like a sister: Melissa Hamilton and her sons: James and Justin Hudson, a host of cousins including: Beverly Howard Stevens, as well as several aunts and uncles: Bonnie Bowling, Bessie and Bill Whitehead and Elsie Harmon.
He is preceded in death by his parents: C. B. and Ernestine Howard, his brother: James Darwin Howard, his maternal grandparents: William and Sarah Harmon, his step-father: James Burchell Murphy and his paternal grandparents: David Lawrence Howard and Exie Belle Wages Howard.
A celebration of life for Mr. Ronnie Howard will be conducted on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 3 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Shirley Joe Smith and Rev. Brad Stevens will be presiding. He will be laid to rest in the Manchester Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends and loved ones on Sunday after 2 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rominger Funeral Home.
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