Darwin Howard

Darwin H. “Budman” Howard, 67, of Owenton, Kentucky, died Friday, May 8, 2020, at his home in Owenton.

He was born on July 31, 1952, in Carthage, Indiana, to Walter “Skeet” Howard and Opal Campbell Howard. He was a 1971 graduate of Knightstown High School in Knightstown, Indiana, and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was one of the original Millwright workers for North American Stainless in Ghent, Kentucky, starting in 1990. Over the years he also worked for various contracting companies with North American Stainless.

Survivors include his sons, Philip Stephens of Ghent and Daniel Howard of Carrollton; a daughter, Rachel Wilson of Owenton; two stepsons, Ricky and Kevin Clarkson of Owenton; a stepdaughter, Samantha Clark of Owenton; a brother, Ron Howard of Knightstown; three sisters, Joan Hale of Sebring, Florida, Dixie Jones of New Castle, Indiana and Kathi Glover of Knightstown; and 13 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nancy Louise Howard, in 2016; a daughter; Traci Howard, in 2017; and two brothers,Thomas Jackson and Marty Jones.

Cremation was chosen by the family with private memorial service at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Burial will be in the Worthville Cemetery in Worthville, Kentucky.

Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.

William Long

William Everett “Bill” Long, 69, of Carroll County, Kentucky, died Friday, May 8, 2020, at Baptist Health of Louisville.

He was born on May 18, 1950, in Louisville, to Charles Franklin “Frank” Long and Lucille Estelle Ashby Long. He grew up on a farm and was proud to say he was a “Locust Squirrel.” He started a career in cross country trucking in 1970 and owned and operated Long Trucking and Leasing. He leased to Parkhill/Tri State until 1984 and went out on his own with Long Trucking until 1999. From 1999 to 2012 he worked for International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 181 before retiring in 2012 due to his health.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Denise Lynn Raymer Long; three sons, Wyatt Everett Long, Hyatt Dee Long and Benjamin Lynn Long; his sister, Alice Rae Long Burke; and three grandsons and several nieces, nephews, cousins, family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Norma Rosalyn Long McAlister in 1980.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Kentucky. Funeral services will be private but broadcast live at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, on the funeral home Facebook page.

Memorial gifts may be given to the Make A Wish Foundation in care of the funeral home.

Arrangements by Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

Minnie Reed

Minnie Joyce Perry Reed, 79, of Hanover, Indiana, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the Hanover Health and Rehab Center in Hanover.

She was born Sept. 2, 1940, in Hazard, Kentucky, to Charles and Edna King Perry. She was raised in Hazard and later lived in Lexington, Kentucky and then in Ohio. She worked early in life in the cafeteria at Lawrenceburg Elementary School in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and then was a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed reading books, quilting, sewing and loved her dogs. She was a member for many years at Brushy Fork Baptist Church and more recently at Bible Baptist Church in Greendale, Indiana.

Survivors include her daughters, Carol Gammons of Lexington, Indiana and Catherine Beth West of Orlando, Florida; her sons, Kevin Reed of Dillsoro, Indiana and Gregory Paul Reed of Madison, Indiana; her brothers, Gordon Dale Perry of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, David Perry of Lebanon, Ohio and Henry Perry of Chillicothe, Ohio; her sister, Pam Murphy of Troy, Ohio; and 16 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 23 years, Paul Morgan Reed, in 1982; a daughter, Melissa Hatchell, in 2019; and her sisters, Annie Perry, Frances Mershon and Molly Perry.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, May 18, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Cemetery in Pleasant, Indiana. Friends may visit from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at the funeral home with COVID-19 crowd restrictions observed. The funeral ceremony will be live-streamed by the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Minnie Reed remembrance fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.