Phillip Dale Houghton passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Farmington, UT.
He was born December 3, 1937 in Lyons, KS, the son of Virgil William and Mabel Edith Houghton.
Phil served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii and married Barbara Gries February 19, 1960 in the Salt Lake Temple, 12 days after he returned from his mission.
He served faithfully in the Church in many callings and loved serving the Young Men.
He retired as a Master Electrician, and he and Barbara designed and built a unique energy-efficient home inside a cliff near Monticello where they lived for 22 years.
They served a mission on the Navajo Reservation. Phil loved people and loved serving and helping others.
Phil is survived by his wife Barbara, daughter Sherril Lemmon (Les), sons Steve (Jennifer) and Paul, 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and brother Robert (Linda).
Funeral services were held August 15, 2019 at the Farmington Ninth Ward Chapel under the direction of Lindquist’s Bountiful Mortuary. Interment Bountiful City Cemetery.
Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com.