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Robert Burton Houts, Jr.
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Obituary for Robert Burton Houts, Jr.

Robert Burton Houts, Jr., 90, of Bridgewater, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at White Birch Estates.

He was born in Chattanooga, TN on June 20, 1927, and was a son of the late Robert B. Sr., and Lois (Keith) Houts.

Robert was a professor of Spanish at Bridgewater College and retired after 30 years of service. He was a missionary in Peru for 11 years and had pastored Grace Gospel Chapel in Harrisonburg, Walkers Chapel Church of the Brethren in Mt. Jackson and retired from Pleasant View Church of the Brethren in Mt. Jackson after 22 years.

On December 18, 1949, he married Martha Ann (Werndli) Houts, who preceded him in death on April 2, 2010.

Surviving are three children, Keith Robert Houts and wife Rebecca, of Harrisonburg, Elisabeth Dickinson, of Chesterfield, and Rosemary Simmons, of Mt. Crawford; five grandchildren, Jeremy Houts and wife Pauline, MaryBeth Smith and husband Robert, Philip Grant and wife Salta, Emily Grant and Nathanael Ives; six great grandchildren and a great great grandson.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Thomas Houts

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, with Rev. James Logan, Jr. and Pastor Jack Tucker officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Church Cemetery
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The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater or anytime at the home of his daughter, Rosemary Simmons.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, 4197 Conicville Road, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.

Online condolences to the family may be submitted at www.johnsonfs.com.


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visitation

Thursday

3

May

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

funeral service

Friday

4

May

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pleasant View Church of the Brethren

4197 Conicville Road
Mount Jackson, VA 22842

Rev. James Logan, Jr. and Pastor Jack Tucker officiating. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.


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Park View Church of the Brethren

4197 Conicville Road
Mount Jackson, VA 22842
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