Thomas A. Houck, Sr.

May 8 1958
Sep 12 2022
64 Years
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Thomas A. Houck, Sr., 64, of Coatesville, passed away at his home on  Monday, September 12, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Deborah J. Reynolds Houck with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Altoona, PA, he was the son of Ruby Glunt Houck of Honey Brook and the late Edward M. Houck, Sr.

Tom was an area resident all his life and a 1976 graduate of the Downingtown High School. He was employed by the Hohmann and Barnard Machine Shop of Chester Springs as a  machine operator.

Tom was a member of the Central Baptist Church of Pomeroy, PA where he served as a Trustee. An avid fisherman, he was a member of the Delaware Valley Bassmasters from 2010 to 2017. Tom also served as a volunteer fireman with the Washington Hose Company in Coatesville.

He is survived, in addition to his wife and mother, by two sons; Thomas A. Houck, Jr. and wife Jackie of Gap, PA and Matthew E. Houck of Coatesville, three grandsons whom he adored; Dylan, Tyler and Wesley Houck, two sisters; Susan Lee of Downingtown and Penny Holmes also of Downingtown and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Gateway Church, 160 Cowan Road, Parkesburg, PA 19365 with a viewing at the church from 9:00 AM to the time of the service. Interment will follow the service at the Fairview Cemetery in Coatesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society at or West Fallowfield Christian School, 795 Fallowfield Road, Atglen, PA 19310.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, PA. Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Sep 16 2022 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Gateway Church


Tommy sorry to hear of the passing of your father. We will keep you and your family in prayer.

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RIP Uncle Tommy you will be missed.The Houck I will keep ya'll in my prayers.

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I'm so sorry for your loss Deb. My prayers are with you and the boys. You are in my prayers and thoughts. Tommy is gone to soon. You need anything please let me know. Again so sorry for your loss.
.Carol hanna

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Tom, you were my lifelong friend, best man at my wedding, and one of the best people I have ever known. I will think of you often. You will be missed.

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Debbie and family

So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Betty Jane Grainger

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Deb, Tommy and Matt,
Thinking of you during this time. Our prayers are with you. Memories of old times still bring a smile and I hope for you as well.

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DeaR Ruby and Penni,

I am so sorry  to hear of the passing of Tom. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy and know that I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Peace to you,


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Debbie to you and your family my deepest condolences sorry for your loss praying for strength and healing doing this difficult time.🙏

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I am truly sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. One day at a time. Keep looking up for that day we will all see him and other family members. God bless. Love .Patricia Walk and Family.

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Deb and Family,
I am heartbroken over the loss of your husband and father. He was taken way too soon. Tommy was a wonderful man who will be missed eternally. Prayers for you all at this time.

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