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Ricky Howard

Ricky Howard, 64, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Friday, August 27, 2021.

He was a member of West End Church of God and played in the band Crystal River. He was the owner/operator of Howard’s Trucking.

He was preceded in death by his son, Rickey Eugene Howard; parents, James and Violet Howard; brother, George Lee Howard; and brother-in-law, Dewayne Cordell.

He is survived by his sons, Jeremy (Amy) Howard, Rock Island, and Brandon (Amanda) Siever of Pikeville; grandchildren, Courtney Howard, Seth Howard, Violet Howard, R.C. Howard, Cadillac Siever, Caymen Siever and Carter Siever; siblings, Terry (Linda) Howard, Glenn “Pete” Howard, Gracie Cordell, Barb (Kenneth Wilson) Howard and Jimmie Howard, all of Pikeville; special nephew, Nathan Howard; and several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services was held Sunday, August 29, at 11:00 a.m. at West End Church of God with Rev. Danny Lee and Bro. Matthew Lee officiating. Burial was in Hitchcox Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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