Obituary for Jay Randall Houston

    • Name: Jay Randall Houston
    • Home Town: Shallotte, NC
    • Date of Death: 11/21/2017
    • Birth Place: Hickory, NC
    • Birth Date: 02/02/1948
    • Service Date: 11/27/2017 at 11:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 11/27/2017
    • Visit Times: 10:00 AM at the church
    • Service Place: Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Supply, NC
    • Interment: Chapel Hill Cemetery, Shallotte

    Jay Randall Houston, 69, of Shallotte died Tuesday, November 21, 2107. Born in Hickory, NC, on February 2, 1948, he was a son of the late Ray Edward Houston, Sr. and Joyce Waggoner Houston. He was owner/operator of Houston & Associates Engineering and Surveying Company in Shallotte, NC. He was an avid fan of the Carolina Hurricanes Hockey Team.

    Surviving are his wife, Mary Long Houston; daughters, Shannon H. Jordan (Dennis), Conway, SC and Jessica D. Winfree, Ocean Isle Beach, NC; brothers, Ray Edward Houston, Jr., Arden, NC, Martin Houston (Margaret), Virginia Beach, VA, Samuel Houston (Lora), Lenoir, NC, and Charles Bryan (Linda) Fuquay- Varina, NC; sister, Sharon Collins (Randy), Hickory, NC; grandson, Blake Lee Jordan, Conway, SC; and his mother-in-law, Lou Cheers, Shallotte, NC.

    A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Monday, November 27, 2017, at Mt Pisgah Baptist Church where he was the Senior Adult Sunday School Teacher, officiated by The Rev. Jesse Mooney and The Rev. Dr. Foyd  Bennett.

    Burial will be follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Shallotte.

    The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church and other times from the residence.

    Active casket bearers will be Larry Branch, Wayne Branch, Jay Murray, Lindberg Smith, Clay Smith and Glen Bennett. Honorary casket bearers will be members of Mt. Pisgah Senior Adult Sunday School Class.

    On-line condolences may be sent to

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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