Tanner Dean Howard, 23, of West Paducah, passed away at 7:39 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019 in Paducah, Kentucky.
Tanner was born on July 18, 1995 in Paducah. He was a graduate of the McCracken County High School class of 2014. He enjoyed riding dirt bikes and four wheelers. He loved being an uncle and playing with his dogs. He will be greatly remembered for his sense of humor and heart of gold.
He is survived by his wife, Emilie Rae Lagunas Howard; father, Joe Darrell Howard of Kevil; mother, Sharon Smith Howard and stepfather, Chris Haskin both of West Paducah; one brother, Corey Joseph Howard, wife Hilary, of West Paducah; nephew, Caden Joseph Howard; niece, Jacqueline Leigh Howard; maternal grandmother, Lois Smith of Paducah; paternal grandparents, Joe and JoAnne Howard of West Paducah and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Brant Lyon officiating. Entombment will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the funeral home.
Expression of sympathy can take the form of donations to: Make-A-Wish Foundation, 11805 Brinley Avenue, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40243 or Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children’s Way, Nashville, TN 37232.