• slide0
  • slide1
  • slide2
  • slide3
  • slide4
1 2 3 4 5
Henson & Rich Funeral Home
414 E. Mound Street
Harlan, KY 40831
Tel: 1-606-573-1362

Finley Howard

Born: Mon., Dec. 12, 1927
Died: Sun., Sep. 11, 2016


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 13, 2016
Location: Henson & Rich Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Sep. 14, 2016
Location: Henson & Rich Funeral Home

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers

View Video Tribute

Finley Howard, 88 of Bledsoe, died Sunday at his home. He is a US Army Veteran, formerly employed by Bunny Bread, owner & operator of Finley’s Market in Bledsoe, a charter member of Bledsoe Fire Department & member of Bledsoe Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James Howard & Nancy Belle Shell Howard; his wife, Marie Howard; a granddaughter, Megan Howard; his brothers, Lawrence Howard, Crit Howard, SR., Marion Howard & Delno Howard; his sisters, Arey Green, Sudie Tolliver, Cammie Napier & Della Nantz; also his son-in-law, Roger Whitehead.

He is survived by his children, Manuel and wife, Brenda Howard of Lexington, KY, Mike and wife Robin Howard of Harlan and Debbie Howard Whitehead of Bledsoe.  His grandchildren, Ryan & wife, Tiffany Howard, Justin & wife, Sarah Howard, Aaron Whitehead, Eric Whitehead, and Kaitlin & husband, Waylon Simpson. His great-grandchildren, Madalyn Whitehead,  Wadon Whitehead, Caleb Howard, Weston Simpson, Will Howard, Charlotte Howard and an expecting grandson, Raylon Simpson along with a host of family & friends.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday September 13th from 5-9 at Henson & Rich Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11AM in the Chapel of Henson & Rich Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Toner, Rev. Roy Hodson & Rev. Barry Byrne  officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery with his grandson & family serving as pallbearers.

Henson & Rich Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Howard Family.

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Michael Hanna
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
Manuel sorry for your lost PRAYERS be with you and your family

Elhonon and Ora Pennington
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
So sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort. Our prayers for the family.

Jeff, Robyn, & Holly Huff
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
So sorry to hear about Finley's passing. I hadn't seen him in a long time, but I have fond memories of him while visiting his store when growing up there in Bledsoe. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

A video tribute can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

View Video Tribute

Image: Julie A. Wenskoski / FreeDigitalPhotos.net