David P. Houghton age 57, of Lima passed away 9:01 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8 at St. Rita’s. He was born July 5, 1961 in Marion, IN to the late David Paul and Barbara Larimor Houghton, Sr. He married Cherie M. Walters July 6, 1996 and she survives in Lima.
David had worked in jewelry sales in Fort Wayne and that is how he met his wife and began their long courtship. He enjoyed watching Fox News, reading and writing. He recently had begun writing a book and had written several poems.
Additional survivors include son Trace D. Houghton of Lima and two sisters: Janice Houghton of Indianapolis and Cindy (Gary) Cooper of Cohutta, GA and his loving in-law family.
The family will receive friends Tuesday 5- 8 p.m., at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will be 11:00 a.m., Wed. at the funeral home with Pastor Monte Sheets officiating and private burial will follow.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family.