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Bill Howser

Bill Howser, 71, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at his home.

He was a member of Pikeville Church of God. He was a member of the Carpenter’s Union #74 and owned Howser Construction for many years. He worked for the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department as a transportation officer and strived to make a difference in those entrusted to his care.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherri Howser; parents, Earl and Elizabeth Howser; brothers, Harold, Earl and Frank Howser; and sisters, Margaret Sullivan, Judy Smith, Betty Pruitt and Lorene Brewer.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Howser of Pikeville; daughter, Chris Howser of Chattanooga; two granddaughters, Kali Savage of Dayton; and Tayah Savage of Knoxville; sisters, Mary Matthews of Pikeville and Elaine Richardson of Turkey Scratch; brother, Randal (Jean) Howser of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Nancy and Katie Cagle.

Funeral services were held December 9 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jim Whitaker, Rev. Ronny Colvard and Rev. James Dunn officiating. Burial was in Summer City Cemetery.

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The arrangements were made by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville.

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