January 30, 1931 - June 2, 2019
James Cleven Houser, age 88, of Bristol, TN went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Ballad Hospice House. James was a member of Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and an Elder. He started Houser and Son Trucking in 1986. James enjoyed bowling, fishing and gardening. He also had a love for horses and shared that love with his children. James loved his family and his Lord. He taught his family to be men and women who love Christ and to love each other. He showed us what it meant to be a Christian who followed Christ daily. Our Father in Heaven now has James in His loving arms. He will be missed by his family and everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Stella Houser, sisters, Louise Schlisser and Betty Cole. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Letha Houser; sons, Mike Houser and wife, Nancy, Roy Houser, Tim Houser and wife, Teresa, Steve Houser and wife, Sheila; daughter, Lisa Leonard and husband, Kevin; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. The funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Andy Moehn officiating. The committal service and entombment will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Thursday in Glenwood Cemetery Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be Troy Houser, Brad Houser, Storm Houser, Ronald Stratton, Mike Leonard, Carl Williams, David Snapp, and George Stone. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home. Those desiring may make memorials to the Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 224 Midway Dr., Bristol, TN 37620 Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Houser family.
James Cleven Houser, age 88, of Bristol, TN went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Ballad Hospice House. James was a member of Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and an Elder. He started Houser... View Obituary & Service Information
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