Beloved father, cherished grandfather, treasured brother, nephew, cousin and friend, Christopher Lee Houck, age 56, passed away in Tyler, Texas on May 19, 2021. Chris was born on November 20, 1964 in Clovis, New Mexico to Charles Leo Houck, Sr. and Bobbie Jean (Moore) Houck.
Chris is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Bobbie Houck, and his brother, Carl Houck. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Neely and her husband, Kristopher; his grandson, Logan Reid; sister, Sharon Ross; brother, Chuck Houck; nephew, Justin Ross; cousin, David Stalcup and his wife, Anisa; girlfriend, Lori Cupples; special uncles, Gerald Moore and his wife Dianne, and Lonnie Stalcup and his wife Shirley, as well as numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins, family members and friends who loved him dearly.
Chris worked for the City of Marshall as a mechanic foreman for over 35 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, holding Caddo Lake’s record for the largest Flathead catfish caught on a trotline (56 pounds). Chris proudly showed the catfish to his friends and released it back into the lake. He loved to hang out by the dock and enjoy a beer. He was a very loyal friend to many and was loved by all who knew him. Chris will be deeply missed.
A time of visitation will be held for Chris on Monday, May 24, 2021 from 10am-12pm at Meadowbrook Funeral Home. Graveside Service will begin at approximately 12:30pm at Andrews Cemetery with Danny Sullivan officiating.
Online condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com
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