Dr. Don W. Houghton

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“We loved Don very much in our Corvette Club. He was a fine man and always so friendly and positive. We will miss his presence as we are sure his...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: LAURA HANKINS - Amarillo, TX

“Dr. Houghton was a wonderful man. I used to babysit his children and his son Drew was a ring bearer in my wedding. He has always been my eye doctor...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sheila Murphy - Amarillo, TX

“We are so deeply saddened to hear of Don's passing. He was such a kind soul. He always had a smile on his face. We shared a mutual love of...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy Beaton - Amarillo, TX

“We send our deepest sympathies and prayers. May God Bless All ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Orgrow Lawn Care - Amarillo

“Don always had a smile and a handshake. He was an elegant gentleman and a fine doctor I was proud to call my colleague. I am very sorry for your...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Martin - Amarillo, TX

6 of 9 | Posted by: David & Libby Ware - Amarillo, TX

“My heart is broken. Prayers are with the family and all who loved him. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Anita Benson - Amarillo, TX

“Don always had a smile on his face and was the nicest most gracious man. I was blessed to know him. Prayers for your family. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jana McCrary

“I am so sorry for your families loss. You all are in my prayers .Much love ,Amanda Youngblood and family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Amanda Youngblood - Corsicana, TX

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Dr. Houghton was born on March 11, 1946 and passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Dr. Houghton was a resident of Amarillo, Texas at the time of passing.

He was a '64 graduate of Amarillo High School, and earned a Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston in 1971.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 8, at Polk Street United Methodist Church with Pastor Burt Palmer officiating.

Preparations are being handled by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. In lieu of flowers, the family requests his memory be honored with donations to Snack Pak 4 Kids and PSUMC's Nehemiah Project.