James A. Houk, age 73 of Hamilton, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Jim was born in Hamilton, Ohio on August 14, 1948, the son of Robert and Josephine Houk and brother to John (Joann) and the late, Michael. Jim loved life and shared 39 years with his wife, Donna; his son, Rob Houk (Tyler Wickens) and daughter, Sheri Baker (Erik Leoni).
Side by side, they traveled the world together to many countries and loved ocean cruises to many islands. Jim was a master at wood work and designed crafts. He was a coach for youth baseball and youth hockey in Oxford. He was also a goal judge for Miami University Hockey Team. Jim and Donna shared their retirement as snow birds at their Florida home after retiring from Children’s Hospital as a Systems Analyst. Jim will be missed by many friends and family who shared the occasional beer tasting with him.
A Remembrance Service will be held in his honor at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Ave, Hamilton, Ohio, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 2:30 PM with Pastor Steve Hoffman officiating. An intimate gathering will be held from 1:00 to 2:30 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a cancer society of your choice.
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