SIDNEY - James Elwood Huston, 64, of 1778 Miami River Road, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 7:35 a.m., at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Oct. 6, 1948, in Sidney, the son of the late William Paul and Algena Betty (Folck) Huston.
He is survived by one daughter, Cynthia Huston, of Quebec, Canada; sisters, Roberta Mahan, of Centralia, Wash., Cora Hodgson, of Englewood and Patti Frost, of Washington, D.C.; brothers, William Huston, of Stayton, Ore., and Robert Huston and John Huston and wife Kristie, both of Sidney; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded one brother, Charles Gregory Huston, who is a MIA Vietnam War veteran, one brother-in-law, Ron Mahan and one nephew, Trevor Huston.
Jim graduated from Houston High School in 1967, and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for LeRoi Compressor in Sidney for many years, and later for Bremerton Naval Base in Washington State.
Jim enjoyed NASCAR, football and playing pinochle and euchre with family and friends who, along with his dog, Rocky, will miss him greatly.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Cromes Funeral Home & Crematory, 302 S. Main Ave., with the Rev. Joe F. Pumphrey officiating, and the Sidney American Legion Post 217 conducting a memorial service. In keeping with Jim's wishes, his body will be cremated following funeral services.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice Care and the Sidney American Legion Post 217 in memory of James Elwood Huston.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Huston family at our website, www.cromesfh.com
Cromes Funeral Home Inc
302 S. Main Ave. Sidney, OH 45365
Published in Sidney Daily News on Mar. 10, 2013