Robert Houghton


Robert Houghton

1963 - 2014

Robert Houghton, 50, of League City, Texas, passed away at home Aug. 14, 2014, due to complications from diabetes.

He was born Dec. 31, 1963, the son of William and Elizabeth Houghton, in Kenosha, Wis. In 1991 he was united in marriage to Annie Reynolds. He was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in 1982 and obtained a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M in 1994. During his 20-year career as a mechanical engineer he was employed with NASA--Lockheed Martin--Jacobs in Clear Lake, Texas.

Robert enjoyed marathon running and completed 11 marathons; liked hiking, cycling, enjoyed traveling, photography and was a car enthusiast. He completed his bucket list by hiking to the top of Mount Whitney this past June.

He is survived by his parents; son, Alan Michael Houghton of San Antonio, Texas; siblings, Laurie (Kevin) Brothers of Pleasant Prairie, Sandee (Mark) Gardinier of Kenosha, Sue (Chris) Tenuta of Kenosha, Gina (Patrick) Ware of San Antonio, Michael (Casey) Houghton of San Antonio; four nieces and six nephews.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, aunt and uncles.

A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville, Texas. Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to , P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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