of Harrison, AR
September 3, 1940 - September 10, 2020
Bill Houghton, age 80 of Harrison, Arkansas passed from this life on Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at Hospice of the Hills Hospice House in Harrison, Arkansas. He was born in Zack, Arkansas to a close and loving family. Bill was a man of great faith, who truly loved the Lord. He was an ordained minister for over 40 years and was deeply involved in church. Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His family meant the world to him and he loved them beyond measure. He loved and treasured the life he and his beloved wife Wanda built together. He had many friends who enjoyed his sharp wit and reminiscing about farming and days gone by. He followed current events daily and enjoyed discussing them. Bill always tried to be honest, kind, understanding, giving, grateful and usually had a smile. Bill had a servant's heart and faith that helped encourage people when they were down. He touched so many lives and will be greatly missed.Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Seth Hulbert Houghton and Daisy Bell Wood Houghton; and one sister, Belinda Houghton.Survivors include his wife, Wanda Jackson Houghton; his siblings and their spouses, Betty Brodie, Bob (Elsa) Houghton, Garry (Ellisa) Houghton, Bonnie (Sergel) Lewis and Tommy (Lori) Houghton; his children and their spouses, Kenneth (Leisa) Houghton, Anita (Don) Roberds and Rebecca Houghton; his grandchildren and their spouses, Eddie (Jamie) Houghton, Greg Houghton, Gail (Robert) Riley, Aaron (Amanda) Roberds and Kendra Houghton; ten great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.Graveside services for Bill will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 at Canaan Cemetery near Marshall, Arkansas with Rev. Thomas Potter officiating. Honorary pallbearers are, Kenneth Houghton, Greg Houghton, Eddie Houghton, Aaron Roberds, Don Roberds, Robert Riley, Bob Houghton, Garry Houghton and Tommy Houghton.Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are practicing social distancing at our graveside services and all patrons are required to wear a mask. Anyone with underlying health conditions are advised to please stay home. You may sign Bill's online guestbook on our website: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/marshall
My prayers are with the family
So very sorry for your loss. All the family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God strengthen you now, and the days that lie ahead.🙏🏻
WandaSorry for the loss of your husband. God bless. Take care, cousin!
Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.
Prayers for peace for the family and comfort in the time ahead.
We pray that God will be close to you in this time of sorrow.
Prayers for peace, comfort, and strength for each of you.Sharon Jones