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7/8/2014 3:06:00 PM
Harold Lee Houk
March 16, 1938 - July 7, 2014
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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 was a member of the Taylorville Christian Church in Taylorville, IL.

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; and 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.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL. Sign the online guestbook at

Funeral services for Harold Lee Houk 76, of Mt. Auburn, were held Thursday, June 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL, with burial at Edinburg Cemetery, Edinburg, IL. Pastor Don Bettis officiated the service.

Casket bearers were Harold Allison, Howard Yoder, Bill Reller, Gene Hardy, Alex Winans and Kris White.

Honorary casket bearers were Rodney Franklin, Jim Adcock, Calvin Elder, Jim Schroder and Peter Coccoluto.

He passed away on July 7, 2014 at 4:50 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

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