Mr. Houston was a member of First Baptist Church in Brookport. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in agriculture. He retired from the Massac County ASCS office and was a Navy veteran, serving during World War II.
Survivors include one son, Steve Houston and wife Sune; a special friend, Lowanda Farris; three grandchildren, Donna Hughes, Susan Harville and Timothy Houston; and five great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lala Houston; one son, Joe Don Houston; one daughter, Myreeah Houston; his parents, Lloyd and Oma Walker Houston of Murray, Ky.; one sister; and one brother.
Funeral service was held Friday at the Brookport Funeral Home with Rev. David Siere officiating.
Internment followed at Maplelawn Cemetery in Paducah with military graveside rites conducted. Pallbearers were Joe Walker, Gerald Walker, Randy Grogan, Roger Grogan, Kim Grogan and Robert Hannah.