MORTON - Robert E. "Bob" Houghton, 86, of Morton, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at his home.
Bob was born on April 7, 1933, in Peoria, to Russell and Anna (Rentsch) Houghton. He married Shirley Greiner on March 29, 1956, in Morton, Ill. She survives.
He is also survived by one daughter, Lori Weiss of East Peoria; three grandchildren, Marc (Megan) Houghton of Morton, Kris (Tiffany Feger) Weiss of Creve Coeur, and Carrie (Marc Feldhaus) Weiss of East Peoria; seven great-grandchildren, Rylee, Marcus, Onaleigh, Jace, Jaxon, Oakley, and Jett; one sister, Jacqueline Stoecker of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews.
Bob worked at the Ford garage in Morton, as a mechanic, for 47 years, retiring from Mike Murphy Ford in 1998.
A visitation will be held Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., on May 24, 2019, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Graveside service will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Roberts Cemetery in Morton with Rev. Dave Koehler officiating.
Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Care, 8940 Wood Sage Rd, Peoria, IL 61615.
MAY 24. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550
MAY 25. 10:00 AM (CDT)