HARTFORD, Kentucky – Jimmy Howard, 25, of Hartford, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. He was born on June 5, 1996 in Hartford, Kentucky to Rob Howard and Jennifer (Dowell) Kirk.
Jimmy was a bright star that burned out too quickly; he touched the lives of everyone he came in contact with. Jimmy was a very spiritual person and he was strong in his faith.
He was a very patriotic soldier whose interests varied from Harley riding, hunting and fishing. A man of knowledge well beyond his trade, including being an expert in firearms and woodworking. With Jimmy’s connections to online gaming, it was no secret or surprise that he was so loved by everyone he met around the world.
His maternal grandfather, James Dowell, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his father Rob Howard of Hartford; mother, Jennifer (Jay) Kirk, of Owensboro, Kentucky; siblings Kadence (Ryan) Ash of Owensboro, Clinton Joseph Thomas Howard of Owensboro, Gabriella Renee Howard of Hartford, Marcello Nobrega of Wesley Chapel, Florida, and Genevieve A. Dowell of Owensboro; paternal grandparents, William Robert and Dinah Rhea Howard, of Hartford; and maternal grandmother, Bonnie (Jack) Casey, of Rockport, Kentucky.
The funeral will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, December 27 at the Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford, conducted by the Rev. Lawrence Carter. Burial will be at Woodward Valley Church Cemetery near Livermore, Kentucky with military honors. Friends can visit Jimmy’s family at the funeral home on Mondays from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Howard.
Share your condolences with the family of Jimmy Howard at www.millerschapmire.com.
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