Elliott Preston Houser

March 8, 1931 ~ January 19, 2020 (age 88)


Elliott Preston Houser, 88, of Bardstown passed away Sunday January 19, 2020 at his residence. He was born March 8, 1931 in Kingston, NY and was a master machinist for International Harvester he retired from International Harvester April 1, 1986. He was a past Post Commander of VFW Post 5710 in Shepherdsville, a member of American Legion, and a member of Bardstown Senior Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cornelius and Emma Houser; wife, Nancy Houser, two sons, Roy Houser and Elliott “Rusty” Preston Houser Jr.; and sister, Lois Hauge.

He is survived by his wife, Margretta Dean Perry Dalton Houser; four daughters, Linda (Leonard) Tarrence of Cox’s Creek, Diana (Ron) Pennington of Bardstown, Ginny (Lance Mooney) Jamison of Columbia, SC, and Sally Grice of Aiken, SC; two sons, Neil (Bonnie) Houser of Hollywood, SC, and Jim (Christine) Houser of Adam’s Run, SC; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brother, Cornelius (Kathy) Houser of Houston, TX.

His funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday January 23, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pastor Lisa Griffith-Tierney will officiate. Visitation will be 2 – 8 pm Wednesday January 22 and 9 – 11 am Thursday January 23 at Barlow Funeral Home.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

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