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Edward Ray Houk, 84, Green Co., KY (1931-2014)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greasy Creek Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Army. Ray was a lifelong farmer. He was a milk truck driver for Carnation and Dairymen for over 40 years. He was a merchant of the Exie Country Store, worked for the Green County Road Department for a number of years driving a truck. For the last several years, he also worked at the Glover's Station Antique Mall part time. Ray was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
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Mr. Edward Ray Houk of Green County, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY.

The funeral services for Mr. Edward Ray Houk will be conducted at 11amCT, Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery. Bro. Eudell Stilts and Bro. Mark Lile will be officiating. Visitation is requested 3pm-8pm, Thursday, May 8, 2015, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Friday until time of the funeral service.


Pallbearers: Todd Akin, Tommy Akin, Ricky Wimsatt, Jeff Wimsatt, Danny Bills, Mike Bills, Victor Matney, Barney Matney, and Phillip "Shorty" Keltner.

Honorary pallbearers: Glover's Station Antique Mall Family.

Edward Ray Houk, 84, Green Co., KY (1931-2014)

He was the son of the late Clarence Taylor Houk and Bessie Lee Finn Houk. He was born on March 24, 1931 in Green County, KY. He died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Greensburg, Green County, KY. He was 84 years, one month, and 11 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greasy Creek Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Army. Ray was a lifelong farmer. He was a milk truck driver for Carnation and Dairymen for over 40 years. He was a merchant of the Exie Country Store, worked for the Green County Road Department for a number of years driving a truck. For the last several years, he also worked at the Glover's Station Antique Mall part time. Ray was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Kledith Ann Bagby Houk, having united in marriage on November 11, 1952.

Other survivors include:
  • A daughter and son-in-law: Judith Ann and Adrian Curry of Green County

  • A son and daughter-in-law: Johnny Ray and Cindy Houk of Green County, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Alisha Risen, Jessica Beard both of Green County, KY; John Taylor Houk, and Andrea Underwood of Taylor County

  • Eight great-grandchildren: Zeb Risen, Lyla Risen, Lexi Ann Beard, Lily Beard, Savanna Sharp, Makayla Underwood, Skylar Houk, and Taylor Houk

  • and a host of other relatives and friends
Memorials are suggested to the Greasy Creek Cemetery Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Edward Ray Houk

The Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.



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