|John D. Houck|
|Written by Jeremiah Farmer|
|Thursday, 27 June 2013 08:29|
John D. Houck, age 84, of Soc Houck Road, Boone, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center.
Mr. Houck was born May 22, 1929 in Watauga County, a son of the late Edgar Wade Houck and Susan Norris Houck. He was a retired machinist for Vermont American Corporation, and a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Boone. Mr. Houck served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Houck is survived by his wife, Jane Crowell Houck of the home; one son, John C. Houck and wife Kelene of Leominster, Massachusetts, and one brother, Robert Houck and wife Donna of Creston. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Edgar Elmo Houck and James Houck, and two sisters, Edna Earle Storie and Barbara Hicks.
Graveside services and burial for John D. Houck will be conducted Friday morning, June 28, 2013, at 11:00 o'clock, at Old Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Boone. Officiating will be Reverend Derek Boggs.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1820 East 7th Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28204.
Online condolences may be sent to the Houck family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.
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