Jackie Wayne Howle, 71, of West Paducah, died Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Lourdes hospital after a lengthy battle with progressive supranuclear palsy.
Jack was born in Paducah January 10, 1942, to the late J.B. and Flora Wilma Davenport Howle. After graduating from University of Kentucky School of Banking, Jack worked at several area banks until his retirement. He was employed by Citizens Bank and Trust Company for 17 years where he was promoted to manager of the loan department and served as Vice President of Peoples Bank in LaCenter for 13 years. He was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church where he served on the financial committee and sang in the choir. Jack was former President of West McCracken Lions Club and also held the offices of Secretary and Treasurer. He also served on the Board of Directors of West McCracken County Fire Department, where he was secretary and treasurer for 25 years as well as serving on the Ballard County Country Club Board of Directors. An avid sportsman, Jack enjoyed UK athletics, golfing and St. Louis Cardinals.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carol Ann Cooper Howle; five children, daughters Candy Holloran and husband Tim of Fairview, Tenn., Tammy Souder and husband Ricky of West Paducah, Jacquie Mantle and husband Mike of Bardwell; his sons, Terry Howle and wife Debbie of Baxter, Tenn. and Kent Howle and wife Jennifer of Kevil; a sister, Dorothy George of Brookport, Ill.; 11 grandchildren, Ashley Whitman, Paige Souder, Taylor Howle, Huntyr Holloran, Sydney Souder, Kameron Howle, Jacob Howle, twins Lauren and Logan Mantle, Dustin “Drew” Howle and Derrick Holloway; two great-grandchildren, Morgan Holloway and Bennett Whitman; brother-in-law, Jimmy Ellis; sister-in-law Donna Korte and husband Kent; several nieces, nephews and special cousins.
Preceding him in death were a sister, Gwen Ellis, and his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Newton Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, September 20, 2013, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to: West McCracken Fire District, 9340 Ogden Landing Road, West Paducah, KY 42086; Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-7100; or Cure PSP, 30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093.
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