Will Houston, Sr.

November 3, 1942 ~ September 30, 2021


Mr. Will Leary Houston, Sr., 78 formerly of Lake Charles passed away peacefully on September 30, 2021, in the Southwest Louisiana Veteran’s Home in Jennings where he was currently residing.  Mr. Houston was 78 years old and a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was born in Beaumont, TX on November 3, 1942, to Frank and Elizabeth Shaw Houston. He received an Associates Degree and worked as electrician in the industrial facilities.

Mr. Houston is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Ann Houston- Las Vegas, son, Will Leary (Poliana) Houston, Jr. of Lake Charles; sisters, Rubily, Elizabeth, and Darlene; one grandchild, Honey Cinnamon Houston.

He was preceded in death by wife, Carolyn Faye Houston; his parents, sister Mary Shaver and brother Teddy Houston.

The family has entrusted cremation to Miguez Funeral Home.

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  1. So sorry to hear this, I have known Will for about 25 years. He was a true friend and Brother. Jennifer and wi you are in my prayers

  2. I have known Will for several years through his membership with the Southwest Investors. I always enjoyed his company and am sorry he has passed on. My heart goes out to his family on their loss.

  3. Jennifer and Will,sorry to learn about your dad. I have thought about you all so many times and asked mom (Aunt Ruby) about you but she didn't know where anybody was or how to get in touch . I would love to hear from you. You can reach out to me if you'd like.

    • Candle 3Hello Kay, thank you for reaching out. Daddy suffered with dementia, he did not recognize anyone in the end. He was such a proud man, I am grateful he is in a better place now. I have thought of you many times over the years. The only family I have kept in touch with is Aunt Libby. I am in Las Vegas, where I have lived for 30+ years. It would be nice to hear from you, reach out if you like – Jennifer

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