Jeff Glen Houston, 76, of Rockwell, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his home in Rockwell, surrounded by his family.
He was born October 24, 1941 in Swampers, LA to the late A.C. and Pauline Stephenson Houston. Jeff was a 1959 graduate of Neville High School in Monroe Louisiana. He served in 8 years in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, and worked as a Electronic Technician for AT&T. Jeff was a member of Faith Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and a Sunday School Teacher. He was a member of the Faith American Legion Post 327.
Jeff enjoyed woodworking, and flying flight simulators with his friend Scott Nightingale.
In addition to his parents, Jeff was preceded in death by his brothers, Curtis Houston, Delton Houston and Cordell Houston, and sisters, Chris Frazzell and Audrey Lee.
Jeff is survived by his wife of over 53 years, Linda Marie Houston, whom he married January 15, 1965; son, Travis Houston and wife Teresa of Gastonia; daughter, Tracy Rose and husband Don of Woodleaf; granddaughters, Kymberly Houston, and Brittanie McDaniels and husband Jessie; grandsons, Taylor Houston, Dillan Neal, Bryce Houston, Colton McCartney, and Brandon Barry; great-grandson, Aiden Wood; brothers, Gerald Houston, and Vernon Houston and wife Linda.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Sunday, July 1, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
The funeral service will be held at 12:30 pm on Monday, July 2, 2018, at Faith Baptist Church, Faith, NC, with Rev. Joe Smith, officiating. Jeff will lie in state for 30 minutes prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the Salisbury National Cemetery on Monday, July 2nd at 2:00 pm with Military Graveside Rites provided by the United States Air Force and the Rowan County Veterans Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Diminish The Debt at Faith Baptist Church PO Box 84 Faith, NC 28041.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Houston family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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