James Michael "Mike" Howard, age 59, of Inez, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, KY. He was born on September 18, 1959 to the late James W. and Shelby Jean Goble Howard in Louisa, KY. He is survived by two sons: Michael Brandon (Beth) Howard of Inez, KY and Jason T. (Kayla) Howard of Cynthiana, KY, one daughter, Brandy Michelle (Sonny) Harless of Tomahawk, KY, and one brother, Gregory (Donna) Howard of Raleigh, NC. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren: Evan Howard, Lauren Howard, Jack Howard, and Brent Howard. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 2 PM in the chapel of Crum Funeral Home of Inez, KY with burial to follow in the Goble Cemetery, Debord, KY. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Friday from 12 PM until the time of service. Arrangements are under the direction of Crum Funeral Home of Inez, KY.