Harold Lee Houk , 76, of Mt. Auburn, passed away on July 7, 2014 at 4:50 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. He was born on March 16, 1938 in Taylorville, IL; the son Fred and Marjorie (Wolfe) Houk. He married Wanda McDermith on June 28, 1959 at the Edinburg Methodist Church in Edinburg, IL. He was a farmer and a member of the Christian County Shrine Club. He also belonged to the ANSAR Ag Corps. He loved being in parades with the Ag Corps, boating and Trout fishing. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife: Wanda Houk of Mt. Auburn; sons, Kevin (Melinda) Houk and Brad Houk both of Edinburg, IL; daughter: Penny White of Springfield, IL; grandchildren Kris (Katie) White of Edinburg, IL, Lindsay (Jamie) White of Riverton, IL, Dylan Houk of Kincaid, IL, Austin Houk of Springfield, IL and Ashley Houk of Edinburg, IL; great grandchild: Mila Burcham. He was preceded in passing by his parents.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. With Masonic Rites at 7:00 p.m. by Kedron Lodge #340 A.F. & A.M. of Mt. Auburn. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Don Bettis officiating. Burial will in Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg, IL.
Memorials may be made to: Christian County Shrine Club, P. O. Box 361, Taylorville, IL 62568 or ANSAR Ag Corps., c/o Larry Allison 2592 N. 1600 East Road, Blue Mound, IL 62513
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois
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