JESSE BENJAMON "J.B." HOUGHTON, JR., 89, of Irving,
TX, died June 12, 2013. Burial was in the Dallas/
Fort Worth National Cemetery.
J.B. was born in Ranger, TX, on Sept. 15, 1923 to
Jessie B. & Mary Houghton. He attended Ranger
High School in the Class of 1940 and served in
the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He
married Mary Pitchford and was an accountant for
Henry C. Beck Construction Company for over 22
years. He was a member of First Baptist Church
Preceded in death by his parents & three brothers,
Ernest Houghton, Bill Houghton (RHS-1940), and
Jim Houghton (RHS-1943).
Survivors include his wife; a son, Randy Houghton
of Denton; a daughter, Pamela Ronck and husband
Keith of Southlake; four grandchildren, Brian
Davisson and wife Aneela of New York City, NY,
Stephanie Syler of South Carolina, Matthew Ronck
and wife Stephanie of San Antonio, and Jessica
Ronck of Austin; two great-grandchildren, Landry
Syler and Parker Syler.