David James Houston Obituary

  • David James Houston
    In Loving Memory of

    David James Houston

    Birth Date: Feb 11th, 1947 Death Date: May 7th, 2015
    David James Houston

    HITCHCOCK – Mr. David James Houston, 68, passed from this life Thursday morning, May 7, 2015, in Houston.

    Born February 11, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Houston had been a longtime resident of Hitchcock. David held a bachelor’s degree in Commercial Art from the University of Houston and an associate’s degree in Drafting and Design Technology from Texas State Technical College in Waco. David had been employed for the past 18 years as a traffic signal design technician for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in Houston. He was well liked and appreciated by his friends and co-workers and will be greatly missed by his family, friends and neighbors.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Forrest Gish and Elsie (Washburn) Houston. Survivors include his brother, Peter Houston and wife, Wanda of Waco, TX; sister, Laura Houston and partner, Donn Cave of Seattle, WA; niece, Lauren Houston of Hutto, TX; nephews, Brian Young and wife, Christina of Seattle, WA and Forrest Houston of Austin, TX.

    Memorial services commemorating David’s life will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, (409) 925-3501, with Reverend Rosey Rosenquist officiating.

    In lieu of flowers the family requests that you make donations to your favorite charity in David’s name.



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