December 6, 1933 – January 27, 2020
Pancho Houston, 86, of Vidor, passed away on January 27, 2020 in Beaumont. Pancho was born on December 6, 1933 in Beaumont, Texas to the late Frank and Elizabeth Houston.
Pancho was a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Maplecrest Baptist Church in Vidor. He retired as the warehouse foreman for Vidor Independent School District where he also served on the School Board for several years. He was a founder of Vidor Teachers Federal Credit Union and served on the Board of Directors for 44 years. Pancho spent 6 years in the Texas National Guard 111 Engineering Division as First Sergeant. In his younger years Pancho was a Boy Scout, member of FFA where he would show calves at the SETX State Fair. He was a Champion Bull Dogger in 1954, in 1963 until 1965 he was a licensed barber in Beaumont. He loved fishing and was an avid fox hunter. Pancho married the love of his life, Theo Matthews, in 1957 at St. Paul's Methodist Church in Beaumont. Pancho was a devoted father who loved and cherished his children.
Surviving Pancho are his loving wife, Theo Houston of Vidor; Son, Theodore Houston and his wife Becky of Opelousas, LA; daughter, Barbara Hess of Vidor; sisters, Ruby Sikes of Vidor, Darlene Houston of Beaumont, Ann LoBue of Beaumont; brother, Pete Houston; numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM. A Celebration of Pancho's life will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
In Lieu of Flowers please make donations to Maplecrest Baptist Church Youth Group.
- Frank Houston, Father (deceased)
- Elizabeth Shaw Houston, Mother (deceased)
- Theo Houston, Wife
- Theodore Houston (Becky Houston), Son
- Barbara Hess, Daughter
- Pete Houston, Brother
- Ruby Sikes, Sister
- Darlene Houston, Sister
- Ann Lobue, Sister
- Chris Myers
- Greg Jenkins
- Lyle McCord
- Bill Herring
- James Lawson
- Rowdy Smith
- Dale Baxter, Sr., Honorary
- A Celebration of Life Saturday, February 1, 2020
January 31, 2020
So sorry for the loss of Mr. Houston. He was a customer of my store for many years. Always nice. May God comfort Mrs. Houston and family during this time.