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Visitation

Horse Cave Baptist Church
Wednesday February 23rd, 2022
9:30am - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Horse Cave Baptist Church
Wednesday February 23rd, 2022
2:00pm

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Christopher E. Houk

Christopher E. Houk, age 94, of Horse Cave, passed away Sunday, February 20, 2022 at Signature Health Care of Horse Cave. He was a native of Hart County and a member of Horse Cave Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for many years and currently served as a Deacon Emeritus. He was a sergeant in the United States Military in WWII. Chris served on the board of directors of the Horse Cave Water Company for 63 years, he was a member of the Horse Cave Lions Club, in 1978 he received the Hart County Chamber of Commerce Citizen of The Year Award, in 2021 he received the Hart County Chamber of Commerce Life-Time Achievement Award. Chris founded Houk Insurance Agency in 1966 where he continued to work until the Lord called him home. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mildrene Houk; his parents, Poter and Effie Houk.

He is survived by one son, David Houk (Melinda); three daughters, Christy Ramey (Larry), Betsy Manship, and Ashlie Kirby (Robert); special friend, Linda Cooper; 12 grandchildren, Emily Maxwell (Bobby), Justin Manship (Amanda), Alan Ramey (Lindsay), Jaime Dennison (Greg), Andrew Houk (Lauren), Lauren Huffman (Jeremy), Katie White (Sam), Austin Ramey, John Patrick Kirby, Erin Powell (Noah), Sloan Bull, and Cara Kirby; 23 great-grandchildren

Funeral Servivces will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Horse Cave Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until time of service Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.winnfuneralhome.com


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Guestbook

I just heard off Chris' passing. I have very fond memories of Chris. He was a special person and will be missed.

John McGee Mar 21 2022 5:50 PM

Mr Houk always had the sweetest smile and always greeted you no matter where. Prayers and peace to all of the family and friends♥️🙏🏻

Marsha jolly and James Jolly Mar 19 2022 5:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Houk

Marsha Jolly Mar 19 2022 5:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Houk

Ann Gardner Mar 19 2022 12:25 PM

We're sad to learn of your father's passing. Chris was very special and left an indelible mark on the lives of everyone who knew him.

Dennis and Brenda Bruton Mar 17 2022 3:15 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Houk

Dennis and Brenda Bruton Mar 17 2022 3:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Houk

Bonita King Feb 27 2022 4:16 PM

We are sorry to hear about your loss. THOUGHTS And PRAYERS are with FAMILY!!

Bill and Michele Sirles Feb 24 2022 4:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Houk

Steve and Shirley Huff Feb 23 2022 4:59 PM

Joey and I are not able to attend Mr. Houk's services. Our hearts are with all of you. Mr. Chris was always so kind to me and when I married Joey he continued that kindness to him.

Ashlie, I send my extra heartfelt love to you and yours as you move through the weeks ahead.

Joey and Paulita Hayes Feb 23 2022 3:28 PM

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