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 Jerry Eugene Houston

Jerry Eugene Houston

Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 12 Feb 2017 (aged 74)
Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 176333208 · View Source
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Jerry E. Houston, 74, went home to be with the Lord on February 12, 2017.

Born November 21, 1942 in Iredell County, North Carolina he was the son to the late Don and Ruth Marlowe Houston. Jerry served in the United States Navy for 10 years and was on the USS Guadalcanal LPH-7. He retired from Statesville Roofing and Heating after 38 years as a sheet metal mechanic foreman. Jerry was a treasurer for Command Baptist Church for 30 years and was a trustee and usher. He loved his family, church and fishing. He especially loved and valued his time spent with his grandchildren and watching them group up.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers, Don Houston Jr. and Billy Houston.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 45 years, Geraldine Houston; daughters Stephanie (Kenny) Johnson and Laura Sharpe; son, Craig (Jessica) Sharpe; grandchildren, Kala Johnson, Lydia Sharpe, Kylie Johnson, Emily Sharpe, Justin, Jared and Josh Gregory; great-grandchildren, Jayce Johnson and Camille Gregory; brothers, Richard, Ronnie (Beverly), Tommy Joe, and Ricky (Karen) Houston; sisters, Wanda Mull, Linda (Gary) Scott, Peggy (Rick) Blackburn, and Sherry Richardson and numerous foster children, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 1pm at Command Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Morgan and Rev. Tony Fox officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Kim LaChina and LaMenda Cashion for wonderful care for the past two years.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House 2341 Simonton Road Statesville, NC 28625 or Command Baptist Church 658 Island Ford Road Statesville, NC 28625.





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  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176333208
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jerry Eugene Houston (21 Nov 1942–12 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176333208, citing Command Baptist Church Cemetery, Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by 55Chevy (contributor 48081247) .