William Blake “Mike”Houchens, of Milton, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, January 26, 2020, in Nanticoke Hospital., Seaford. He was 82.
William, better known to his family and friends as Mike, was born June 10, 1937 in Hanover County, Virginia to the late Julian & Rena(Stills) Houchens.
Mike was a professional tree cutter for over 50 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife Elaine, son Alton, daughter, Marie, and granddaughter, Adrienne.
He leaves to cherish his memories his daughters Carolyn, of Felton; Kathy, of Bridgeville; & Betty(Melvin)Giddins, of Lincoln; sons, Glen(Patsy) Houchens, of Seaford and William Houchens, of Dover; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Claude(Adele) Houchens, Butch(Mary) Houchens, Harry(Sarah) Houchens, Frank(Cynthia) Houchens, Earl(Barbara) Houchens, and Warren Houchens, all of Virginia; his sisters, Nancy(Alfonso) Jefferson, Dorothy Rollins, and Adele Hawes; his dog, Jaxson(Sax-Man) as he calls him; his caregivers, granddaughters, Boodie & Lou; and special friends, Louie & Jose(Da baby).
Funeral Services will be held 1:00pm , Saturday, February 8, 2020, in the Bethel A.M.E. Church, 329 Mulberry St. Milton; where family and friends may view from 11am-1pm. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
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