Kevin L. “Hobie” Houghtlen, 48, of Milan, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.
He was born Nov. 2, 1964, in Sandusky, and lived in the area his whole life. He was a 1983 graduate of Edison High School. He served in the U.S. Navy. He worked at Bob’s Auto Recovery for 20 years where he got the nickname “Hooter”.
He enjoyed restoring antique furniture, gardening and helping people.
He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth (Reer) Houghtlen; his sisters, Donya (Melvin) Lloyd, of Milan, and Tresa Ohlemacher, who is working in Iraq; a brother, Randy Houghtlen, of Sandusky; longtime companion B.J. Reese; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Fred; and his grandparents, Fred and Christine Reer.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South St., Berlin Heights, where services will be at 11 a.m.. Monday, Dec. 17. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be shared at mormanfuneralhome.com.