Eddie Wayne Howard, 54, of McRoberts, died May 12, at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Born in McRoberts to the late Earl and Marybelle Howard, he was a brother of the late Earl Howard, Jr., Michael “Sonny” Howard, Lewis Howard, Jeffery Neil Howard and Timothy “Bo” Howard.
He had worked as an underground coal miner for Jim Walter Resources. He attended and was baptized at the Victory Temple.
Survivors include six sisters, Phillis Campbell, of Decatur, Ill., Earlene Lee, of Corbin, Sharon Mullins, of McRoberts, Mary Bolling and husband Harold, of Mayking, Sherry Ann Caldwell, of Pound, Va., and Patricia Gail Howard, of Neon; a cousin, Rebecca “Becky” Rose, of McRoberts; and nieces, Gipsy Bolling and Andrea Dawn Mullins, of Mayking.
Funeral services were held May 17 in Neon. Burial was in Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking.