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James A. Houston

May 31, 1939 -
January 31, 2020

James A. Houston, 80, of Tolono, passed away at 11:15 pm Friday January 31, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Jim was proceeded in death by both his parents, Alfred and Alma Houston also of Tolono. He is survived by two sons, Larry J. Houston of Bement and Russell A. Houston (Misty) of Saint Joseph. Jim is a…read more

James A. Houston, 80, of Tolono, passed away at 11:15 pm Friday January 31, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Jim was proceeded in death by both his parents, Alfred and Alma Houston also of Tolono. He is survived by two sons, Larry J. Houston of Bement and Russell A. Houston (Misty) of Saint Joseph. Jim is also survived by two sisters, Jo Thompson and Frances Houston as well as five grandchildren.

Jim was a lifelong farmer in Champaign County, farming most of his years for Noel Farms. He began farming full time in 1956 and “retired” from farming in 2016. He was a model train enthusiast and enjoyed spending his free time refurbishing Lionel model trains.

A visitation will be held at Morgan Funeral home in Savoy on Tuesday February 4 from 4-7pm. The funeral will also take place at Morgan on Wednesday February 5th at 10 am with a graveside service immediately to follow at Prarie View Cemetery in Savoy.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Time: 04:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Time: 10:00 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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