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Obituary: Randy Houchens, Taylorsville

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Randy L. Houchens, 46, of Taylorsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Fields officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until service time Friday. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Riley Children's Foundation Spina Bifida Fund.

Randy loved building model cars and trucks and going to car shows. He also enjoyed playing bingo, cards and computer games. Randy loved his family and friends, animals, meeting new people and talking with his friends.

Born April 27, 1967, Randy was the son of Charles and Janet Abner Houchens.

Survivors include his parents; a sister, Tina (Mark Streeval) Cooper of Columbus; aunts and uncles, Gary (Micha) Abner of Lawton, OK, Dottye Odle of Athens, TN, Teresa Jeffers of Perrysville, Mike (Judy) Houchens of Glasgow, KY,  Charlene Houchens, Sandra Brockman and Martha Burns, all of Columbus; a nephew, Tyler H. Thompson, Taylorsville, and a niece, Madison Robison of Seymour.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Edward and Nettie Houchens, Glen Abner, and Dossie Parker; and an aunt, Phyllis Shrum.

You may view his video after 4 p.m. Thursday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the interned.

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