1926 — 2020
Joseph Raymond Howard, age 94 of Bardstown, passed away November 26, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in Louisville. He was born May 7, 1926 in Whitesville, (Daviess County) Ky, and graduated from Saint Mary of the Woods High School on June 4, 1944. He enlisted into the Army on July 22, 1944 and was a T/SGT of the motor pool in Central Europe. He was assigned to the Third Army under the command of General George S. Patton and was among the many that fought and died at the Battle of the Bulge. He received an Honorable Discharge June 25, 1946 and was awarded the Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and the German Occupation Medal. In 1946, after the war, he entered St...