KINGSTON, Mo. - Kenton "Kent" Eugene Houghton, 63, Kingston, passed away on July 5, 2019, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Missorui. He lived in Caldwell County, Missouri, all of his life.

Kent was born on Feb. 18, 1956, in Cameron, Missouri, to Maurice Eugene and Ruth Evelyn (Hill) Houghton.

He graduated from Penney High School, Hamilton, in 1974. He farmed and was raised and lived on the family farm in Kingston numerous years. Kent was a member of the Kingston Nazarene Church, Kingston.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; and his brother, Rodney.

Survivors: three children, Rodney (Rebecca) Houghton, Troy, Kansas; Curtis (Misty) Houghton, Hamilton; and Shelby Houghton, Little Rock, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Alexandra, Anisten, Isaac, Abram and Sara Houghton; sister, L. Diane (Keith) Houghton, Summerville, South Carolina; and aunt, Martha Rains, Hamilton.

Celebration of Life Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Kingston Church of the Nazarene.

Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the church.

Interment: The Kingston Cemetery, Kingston.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kingston Church of the Nazarene. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.