Mr. Ronnie Verlan "R.V." Howard, age 75 of Chaney Ridge Road, London, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday morning at his residence. He was the father of Jeff Howard of Livingston, Kentucky he was the grandfather of Natasha Medley and husband, Jason of Livingston, Kentucky. He was the great-grandfather Maggie, Madox and Myla Medley all of Livingston, Kentucky. He was the brother of Barbara Miller of London, Kentucky, Sandra Kay Vales and husband, Ray of Appleton, Wisconsin, Carla Faye Hall of Corbin, Kentucky and Gene Howard of Cleveland, Tennessee. He was the companion to May Harp of London, Kentucky. He is preceded in death by his wife, Della Rose Steele Howard, by his parents, Carl Howard and Edith Lewis Howard Steele and by three brothers, Roy Howard, Jerry Howard and George Howard. Funeral services for Mr. Ronnie Verlan "R.V" Howard will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday morning in the Laurel Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Jonathan Sizemore officiating. Burial will follow in the River Hill Church Cemetery in East Bernstadt, Kentucky. The family of Mr. Ronnie Verlan "R.V." Howard will receive friends at Laurel Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to be of service to the Howard family.