Richard H. Houck

YORK Richard H. Houck, 84, entered into rest Monday June 16, 2014, at Manor Care South. He was the husband of Elaine L. (Massimore) Houck for 44 years. A visitation will be 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at John W. Keffer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 902 Mt. Rose Ave. The memorial service will begin at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. James Menkhus OFM Cap officiating. Private burial will be in Mt. Rose Cemetery. Mr. Houck was born October 8, 1929, in York, a son of the late Ephraim and Anna L. (Munchel) Houck. He was a retired route salesperson for Schmidt's baking Co. He was a 1949 graduate of York Catholic High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Mary's Church. Richard was an avid golfer and a member of the former Red Lion Country Club. Richard is survived by his wife; children, Jeffrey T. Houck and his wife, Denise, Lynda M. Lamb and her husband Scott, and Deb Childers and her husband Kevin; grandchildren, Shane, Brenden, and Jordan Houck, Andrew, Anthony, and Rachael Thompson, Melissa Hersey, Ashley Brenneman, and Jeffrey Clemente; seven great-grandchildren. He was one of eight children and leaves his brothers, Phil, John, Tom, and Dave Houck. Richard was preceded in death by a son, Rick Houck II.; sisters, Helen Tillotson and Elaine Riccardi; and brother, Mike Houck. Memorial contributions may be made to ., 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA. www.KefferFH.com

Funeral Home

John W. Keffer Funeral Home, Inc.
902 Mount Rose Avenue York, PA 17403
(717) 854-9211

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 18, 2014