OAKLAND CITY — Lawrence P. “Bud” Houchins, 85, of Oakland City, entered rest Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018 at The Waters of Princeton.

He was born Aug. 13,1932 in Princeton to Paul and Myrtle (Golden) Houchins. Bud served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was employed for 29 years at Whirlpool Corporation in Evansville. He attended Full Gospel Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother John Houchins, sisters Becky Lemmons and Mary Ann Roberson.

He is survived by wife Mary (Thompson) Houchins; sons Alford (Judy) of Ocala, Florida, Glenn (Stephanie) Houchins of Shoals, John Houchins of Oakland City; daughters, Cynthia (David) Hayden, Alice (Fernando) Guzman-Diaz and Charlene (Kent) Heldt of Princeton, and Marlene Biel of Oakland City; sister Barbara Houchin of Oakland City; 24 grandchildren, 73 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Service is at 1 p.m. Sunday Jan. 14, 2018 at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with burial in Montgomery Cemetery, Rev. Darin D. Nossett officiating. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. until services Sunday.

Family and friends may send messages of comfort to www.lambbasham.com.

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