Earl R. Howard

CLARKSVILLE - Howard, Earl R., 85, died Monday, February 7, 2011 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bert L. Howard.
He was a native of New Albany, a graduate of New Albany High School and the University of Louisville. Earl was a Major in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and retired after 35 years from E. I. Dupont Co. Earl was a member of Culbertson Baptist Church, the American Legion Post #28 and the retired Army Officers Association. He was an avid University of Louisville Cardinals Fan.
Survivors include sons, Eric A. Howard, Kurt J. Howard; daughter, Lee Ann Galligan (Doug); granddaughters, Emma L. Galligan, Ellen M. Howard, Allyson R. Howard; step-grandchildren, Rachel A. Keller, Daniel J. Keller; special friend, Lois McMahan.
His funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 14, 2011 at the Kraft Charlestown Rd. Chapel with private entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Visitation will be noon - 6 p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN.
The family requests expressions of sympathy to be made in the form of a contribution to the Crusade for children.


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