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George “Buddy” Houchens, Jr.

Buddy Houchens

August 10, 1948     ~     July 23, 2019

 

George “Buddy” Houchens, Jr. passed away Tuesday, July 23rd at NHC Healthcare Center, surrounded by his family. Buddy was born on August 10, 1948 in Glasgow, KY to the late George Houchens, Sr. and Frances Morgan Houchens. He served as Barren County District 7 Constable from 2001 until his health declined in 2018. You could find him on Saturday nights at the dance hall out-dancing everyone.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carla Houchens; two sons: Michael Houchens and Wally Houchens; six grandchildren: Courtney Houchens (fiancé Travis Morgan), Cody (Rachel) Houchens, Kassie (Jewell) Matthews, Whitney Houchens, Seth Houchens,, and Blake Houchens; five great-grandchildren: Caleb, Konnor, Mayson, Ellison, and Maverick; one brother, Larry (Anita) Houchens; one sister, Wanda (Wayne) Vincent; a special grandson, Landon Rutledge; several nieces, nephews, and friends whom he dearly loved.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Hershel Houchens.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12 noon Friday at the funeral home.


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10 Entries for George “Buddy” Houchens, Jr.

  1. LOIS BULLE says:

    LARRY WE ARE SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT UDDY;S PASSING WILL KEEP YOU IN PRAYER

  2. LOIS BULLE says:

    CARLA; SORRY TO HEAR ABO BUDDYS PASSING MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU

  3. Jessica Pyanowski says:

    So sorry for your loss! Ol Buddy was a good man and a dear friend!! He will be greatly missed!

  4. Anita Kassem says:

    I am so sorry Wally for the loss of your father…prayers for you and your family

  5. DARLENE NEAL says:

    Prayers for the family Buddy was a wonderful man he will be missed by many. Heaven has gained an angel. No more suffering no more pain. Fly high there is no pain now Buddy.

  6. Stephanie McClellan says:

    We are so sorry for the families loss. Buddy was always such a happy person always smiling . We send our Deepest Condolences.

  7. Dixie carver Younkin says:

    Carla & family, sorry about Buddy passing, He is healed now, no more sickness or pain. He is dancing with Jesus this morning. Rejoicing with those gone on before him. He would say, don’t miss it, it is the most beautiful place Jesus has prepare for us, the love, no more disappointment, Joy unspeakable. Our prayers & love. Dixie & Jack

  8. Dixie carver Younkin says:

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  9. Dixie carver Younkin says:

    Our prayer to all the family

  10. Judy (Ballard) Means says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with Buddy’s family and friends.