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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008
James Houser
James D. Houser, 72, 7360 Mercer Road, Mendon, died at 8:20 a.m. Dec. 5, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
He was born Aug. 2, 1936, in Celina to Clarence and Lavon Burden Houser. On July 7, 1956, he married Thelma A. Sampson, who survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Rick (Deb) Sampson, Forrest, Joe (Tammy), Pat and Danny (Shyla), all of Mendon; three daughters, Deb (Jim) Dotson, Pensacola, Fla., Lynn Clutter and Shirley (Keith) John, all of Mendon; three brothers, Richard, Van Wert, Larry, Rockford, and Darrel, Celina; four sisters, Ester Houser, Celina, Dorthy Goodwin, St. Marys, Roberta Long and Virginia Strucamp, all of Rockford; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Dennis J. and Terry L.; a brother, William; and two sisters, Mary Lue Roby and Beatrice Houser.
He was self-employed for over 30 years and owned Houser Oil and Gas Wells Service. He was a member of the National Riffle Association and Western Ohio Fish and Game Association.
Services were 10:30 a.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating. Burial was at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences can be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.
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