Beecher Howell, 86, of Pikeville, died Friday, July 26, 2013. He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Gladys Howell; and brothers, Horace Jr. and Bob Howell.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Emily Howell; sons, Ronny Howell of Jasper and Robert Howell of Pikeville; sisters, Carolyn (Bill) Leah and Sondy Weber, both of Nashville; brother, Bub (Barbara) Howell of Dayton; sister-in-law, Starr Howell of Old Hickory; several nieces, nephews, and a host of family and friends.
Services were held July 28 in the funeral home chapel with Brother Doyle Ashburn and Brother Jim Whitaker officiating. Burial was in Iron Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to Putman-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.