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Richard Allen Houston

October 10, 1954 ~ November 12, 2019 (age 65)


Richard A. "Rick" Houston, 65, of Twin Falls, passed away, Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at home. 

Rick was born on October 10, 1954 at Chicago, Illinois to Robert and Mary K. Howe Houston. He was raised in Illinois along with his siblings, Patricia Houston and Randall Allen Houston. He became a father to Crystal Lee Houston, Jonathan Allen Houston, and Ryan Allen Houston. He met Susan Marie McGrath in 1995 in California and they were married in 1998.

Rick worked in pharmaceuticals, and eventually owned a car lot in California with his father. Susan and Rick moved to Texas in 2004, Mexico in 2011, and then to Idaho in 2013, where he also sold cars. Rick retired in October of 2019.

Rick loved to hunt, fish, read, cook, family, and in general Life! Susan and Rick had a beautiful marriage and life together.  He was gone way too soon!

Rick is survived by his wife of 21 years, Susan Marie Houston; his children, Crystal Lee (Dan) Siegler, Jonathan (Jessica) Houston, and Ryan Allen (Harli) Houston; grandchildren, Emma, Brooke, Kinsley, Julia, Riley, Rylan, Olibhia, and Rexton, and a niece, Camille Rose; step-mother, Lyn Gallion Houston, and step-siblings, Julia Lyn Sullivan and Mikel Sterling Briggs.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Patricia Houston and Randall Allen Houston, a grandson, Ryan Allen Houston, Jr.

“I will always love you with all my heart Babe, I do so greatly, greatly miss you”. 

No services will be held at this time.  Cremation was under the direction of Serenity Funeral Chapel Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services of Idaho, Twin Falls.  Condolences may be shared at

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