Samuel Wayne Houston • July 29, 2019
Samuel Wayne Houston
April 21, 1950- July 29, 2019
Heaven gained a very special man on Monday, July 29, 2019. Wayne Houston will be dearly missed by his family and everyone who knew him. He left a legacy of love, kindness, and generosity for his children and grandchildren to follow. He had an incredible sense of humor which will be missed by everyone who loved and enjoyed being around him.
Wayne was preceded in death by his father, James R. Houston and his mother, Jeanette Houston. He is survived by his children, Christopher, Matthew, and Heather; two grandsons, Shaun and Samuel; two brothers, Larry and Ernie; a most absolute special friend, Lonnie Flowers; and many friends and relatives.
Wayne graduated from Escambia High School (1968), attended Pensacola Junior College, served honorably in the U.S. Army (1969-1971), and was employed at Monsanto, Solutia/Ascend for 51 years. He was an incredibly hard worker and well known for his quick humor and giving spirit. “Thanks for the memories” I.A.A.W.Y.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 2, 2019 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens with a Visitation from 10:30 am- 11:30 am with services starting at 11:30 am. Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Baptist Hospital for the care and compassion shown to them during this difficult time.
The family also requests donations to be made to one of the following charities in lieu of flowers: The Gary Sinise Foundation, Freedom Service Dogs of America and the Fisher House Foundation.