John Young Howard, 71, of Bardstown, passed away Sunday February 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born December 24, 1948, worked as a land surveyor for many years in Nelson County, and attended St. Joe Prep and The University of Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jerry Howard, and Julian Howard; and sister, Joan Smith.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Betty Jo Howard of Bardstown; three children, John Young (Niki) Howard Jr., Beverly (Todd) Lee, and Pat (Mary Ellen) Howard; seven grandchildren, Chase Howard, Lauren Lee, Sammi Howard, Rebecca Lee, Kate Howard, Jack Howard, and Owen Howard; several brothers and sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Thursday February 20, 2020 at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven, with burial in St. Catherine Cemetery. Rev. Matthew Hardesty will officiate. Visitation will be 3 – 8 pm Wednesday February 19 and 9 – 10:15 am Thursday February 20 at Barlow Funeral Home. A prayer service will be 5 pm Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may go to Feeding America, PO Box 821, Elizabethtown, KY 42702.
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