Brooksville Star May 18, 1906
Was Former Resident of Hernando County
Died at the age of 59
For Many Years Was Acknowledged Cattle King of this Section of the State
Dr. Howell T. Lykes, one of the best known and most respected citizens of South Florida at 11am yesterday, died at his home near Ballast Point, death resulting from a general breakdown brought about by a (illegible) stroke of several weeks ago.