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Howard Edward Swain “Howie”

Howard Edward Swain “Howie” age 86 of Williamsburg, Kentucky passed from this life on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Baptist Health of Corbin with his family by his side. He was born August 28, 1936 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Frank Swain and Edith (Bunch) Swain. In addition to his parents, Howard is preceded in death by his brother, Lee Swain, a sister, Nadine Mullins, and a son-in-law, Al Faulkner. Surviving family include his loving wife of 65 years, Lois (Rains) Swain of Williamsburg; his children, Teresa Faulkner of Williamsburg, and Eddie Swain (and wife, Ruth) of Mason, Ohio; grandchildren, Shannon Faulkner (and Christy) of Mason, Ohio, and Christina Faulkner of Williamsburg; great-grandchildren, Eric Rowlette, Brock and Aiden Bennet; and a great-great-granddaughter, Grace Rowlette. Also surviving is a brother, Wilbert Swain of Clinton, Tennessee; sisters, Merline Andrews of Mason, Ohio, and Irene McCreary of Knoxville, Tennessee; a special great niece, Emma Grace; and Howard’s best friend, Colan Harrell. Howard was a member of Grace Christian Fellowship. In past time, he worked at Ford Motor Company as an Automotive Test Driver. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, and fishing. Howard loved his family and being with them. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral service were held on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Grace Christian Fellowship with Bro. Gerald Mullins officiating. Burial followed in the Jellico Creek Cemetery. The family received friends for visitation on Saturday after 11:00 am until service time. Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.


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