Max L. Houseman, 61, of Sandusky, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center, after a brief illness.
He was born March 17, 1952, in Sandusky. Max was employed as an auto mechanic for more than 16 years before going to Goodwill Industries for the last seven years.
He loved country music, watching NASCAR races, gun collecting, hunting, shooting and cooking.
He is survived by his son, F.E. (Nicole) Houseman, of Sandusky; stepdaughters, Mary Jane (Gerald) Crayton, of Sandusky and Sharon (Kim) Testa, of Port Clinton; stepsons, Woodie (Barb) Hutchinson and Bob (Marvel) Hutchinson, of Sandusky, Don Hutchinson, of Illinois, and Scott Grimm, of Port Clinton; several grandchildren: sister, Julie (Houseman) Ramos, of Sandusky; brother, Rex Houseman, of Huron; and several other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Pollard) Houseman, in 2012; parents, F.E. and Jacqueline (Faulkner) Houseman; a sister, Kathy (Houseman) Ross; and grandparents, George and Mary Faulkner.
At the request of Max there will be no visitation or services, cremation will take place in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Burial will take place at a later date in Elliston Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared at toftfh.com.