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Letcher native Olvin Houston dies




OLVIN HOUSTON

OLVIN HOUSTON

Olvin Houston, 93, died June 6 at his home in Jeffersonville.

Born in Letcher County to the late Olvin and Susan Wright Houston, he was the widower of Irene Ison Houston, and a grandfather of the late Al Houston.

He was a member of the Camargo Church of Christ, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was retired from L.T.V. Steel in Cleveland, Oh.

He is survived by two sons, Alonzo Darrell Houston and wife Sandy of Danville, and Olvin Houston Jr. and wife Erica of Mt. Sterling; a daughter, Linda Carpenter and husband Tony of Mt. Sterling; eight grandchildren, Alesia Ryan, Sara Leslie Clark, Danielle Lin McClain, Kaylyn Cook, Kelsey Cook, Karissa Ginter, Samantha Jo Carpenter, and Shelby Houston; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 8. Burial was in the Houston family cemetery at Jeffersonville.


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