Howard E. Kiser 1926 - 2004 Howard E. Kiser, age 78, of Inverness, FL, formerly of Grayson, KY, passed away on Saturday, October 16th, 2004, in Inverness. Mr. Kiser was born May 29th, 1926, at Hitchins, KY, a son of the late Claude and Myrtle Kiser. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky in 1951, taught school for over 20 years in Ohio and Citrus County, FL and was the owner and operator of Kiser Realty and Insurance. He attended the United Methodist Church of Inverness and was a member of the Church of Christ in Grayson, was a WWII Navy Veteran, the former President of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce and Citrus County Realtors and was a former member of the Citrus County Fair Board. Howard enjoyed genealogy, gardening, woodworking and Bible Study. In addition to his parents, a brother, Ferrel Kiser and a sister, Madge Bowen, preceded him in death. His survivors include: His Wife of 56 years: Ida “Janet” Kiser of Inverness, FL; 2 daughters: Margaret Hart of Inverness, FL and Mary Ellen Bollman of Brooksville, FL. 2 brothers: Earl Kiser and Orville Kiser both of Grayson, KY. 5 sisters: Mabel Keiffer of Springfield, OH; Ada Burge of Point Pleasant, WV; Freda Mahitika of Greensboro, NC; Donna Lou Horton of Grayson, KY and Helen Burton of Ashland, KY. 14 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 25th, 2004 at 11:00am at the Malone Funeral Home with Phil LeMaster, Tim Stamper and John Sergent, ministers. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Burial Park. Friends may call Sunday evening, October 24th, from 5-9pm at the funeral Home.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano