Harold Bradley Houp, 71

Published 10:38 am Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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Vietnam veteran Harold Bradley Houp, 71, died July 29, 2020, at the VA Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky.

He was the son of the late Stanley and Lottie (Lamb) Houp of Wilmore.

Mr. Houp was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War and a member of the American Legion Honor Guard No. 63.

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He was an active member of the Jessamine County Fair Board.

He was a master carpenter and could take a piece of wood and make anything to perfection.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and ride his Harley.

Survivors, other than his wife, Susie Houp, include three children, Rodney Williams, Brad (Kim) Houp and Heather Houp; stepchildren, Kim Robinson, Tommy (Heather) Dunaway, Ray (Carla) Whitaker and Craig (Rita) Whitaker; three brothers, Charles (Jennie) Houp of Nicholasville, and J.D. Houp and Jimmy (Nancy) Houp of Wilmore; and two sisters, Nancy (Houp) True of Lexington and Connie (Cecil) Harris of Lancaster.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Houp, and three sisters, Jean (Houp) Duggins, Mary (Houp) Barron and Faye (Houp) Powell; a grandson, Stephen Petrey, and stepdaughter Renee Dunaway.

A military service honoring Mr. Houp was held Aug. 3 at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Nicholasville.

Donations can be made in his memory to American Legion Post No. 63, P.O. Box 581, Nicholasville, KY 40340.