Robert M. Houghton
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May 15, 1926
February 4, 2012
Robert Moore Houghton passed away February 4, 2012 in Reno, Nevada.
Robert (Bob) was born on the Houghton sheep ranch in Corning, California., to Ornan Houghton, and Mildred Moore Houghton.
At age 14 Bob's dad died and Bob moved to Southern California where he attended Yorba Linda High School with his Uncle "Woody" and Aunt Edna and Cousin, Shirley Moore.
After high school, Bob enlisted in the Air Force, serving a combined 16 years. Serving in Korea and Japan with the 39th Fighter Squadron.
Bob worked in shipping with 3 M Corporation in Monrovia, Ca. for 17 years, till his retirement in 1995, when he and his wife Dolores, retired in Reno-Sparks area in Nevada.
Bob is survived by his wife of 31 years, Dolores Glaser Houghton, his sister-in-law and her husband , Martha and Kay Iwata of Sparks, Nevada. Cousin, Shirley Moore Chinberg, of Dewey, Arizona and by numerous very dear Cousins of the Chism family of Yerington, Nevada.
Bob also leaves behind his two very dear friends, Skip and Ron, whose friendship he treasured.
A graveside service will be held at a future date at Oakdale Memorial Park in Glendora, California
Cremation Entrusted to John Sparks Memorial Cremation and Burial Society.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Mar. 4, 2012