Boyd Houston

August 14, 1930 - January 14, 2017

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Boyd “Cowboy” Houston, 86, of Taylor Mill, KY, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2017. He worked as a tool temperer for the former Cincinnati Milacron and was a longtime member of the Colonel Clay Masonic Lodge #159 F.&A.M. Cowboy collected antique trucks and he enjoyed frequenting flea markets, looking for antiques, fishing and spending time with his family. Cowboy enjoyed people and living life to the fullest. He was preceded in death by his parents: Tyra and Mary Houston; his first wife: Naomi Jean Houston and his second wife: Alice Houston; brothers: Posey Houston, Cecil Houston, Eldon Houston, Preston Houston and Clayton Houston and sister: Lorrain Stewart. Cowboy is surivived by his companion: Barb Lakes; daughter Carole (Gordy) Dunn; sons: Eddie (Linda) Houston and Charlie (Donna) Houston; brother: Elwood Houston; grandchildren: Chris, Troy, Todd, Brandee, Christopher and Bradley; 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. A visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015 from 10:30 A.M. until a Masonic Service beginning at 12:30 P.M. The funeral service will immediately follow. Entombment: Floral Hills. Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 South Loop Road, Edgewood, KY 41017. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at


Robert spreen - Jan 17, 2017

Cowboy was a real gentleman and very interesting to talk to . I never saw him in I bad mood, a real pleasure to work with. My condolences to the family.

Wendell eldridge - Jan 17, 2017

My deepest sympathy during you time of sorrow.
I only met your dad a couple times. If he is anything like Charlie and Eddie I am sure he was a great guy. Thoughts are with you and family.

Anna Miller - Jan 16, 2017

We are so sorry for the loss of your love one and for the loss of their loved one! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family! We love you Barb!

Kim Lehman Cook - Jan 16, 2017

Barb & Family – So sorry to hear about the loss of Boyd. He was such a good neighbor to Mom & Dad and we will always be grateful for his (& your) friendship. Thinking of you and praying for God’s comfort on all. Love & Blessings, Kim Cook (daughter of Bud & Ruth Lehman)

Sherrie shadoan - Jan 16, 2017

Barb, Charlie and family…….I’m so sorry for your loss. Boyd was a great man with a huge heart. I’ve known him my entire life, losing him is like losing my own family member. My heart is breaking for you. Praying that you find peace and strength during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, much love and hugs.

Terry & Linda Williams - Jan 15, 2017

So sorry for your loss Eddie & Charlie prayers.

Bob & Jan Mullikin - Jan 15, 2017

Our prayers of comfort for you, Barb, and Boyd’s children and their families. Boyd was such a good fellow and we always enjoyed having it at our family events. He will be missed!

Carol Devenny - Jan 15, 2017

Linda and Eddie, so sorry for your loss.

Delores McEntyre - Jan 15, 2017

Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your husband as well as the entire family. Delores

Todd, Jackie and Carly Slusser - Jan 15, 2017

Dear Barb and Houston family,
We are so sorry for your loss of a great man and friend, always willing to help everyone. We will always remember him fondly and we pray God will give you peace during these difficult times.

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