Dennis L. Houpt
Dennis L. Houpt, 62, of Bargersville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born March 30, 1950, in Franklin, to Vane and Mary (Kegley) Houpt.
He was a 1968 graduate of Center Grove High School.
He was a member of First Christian Church in Bargersville and was an avid fan of Indiana University basketball and enjoyed gardening.
He was a partner with his late father, Vane, in construction, later working with Bill Utterback at D and B Custom Builders, and most recently worked with his son, Neal, in Houpt Custom Homes.
Survivors include a son Neal D. (Laura M. Noel) Houpt of Bargersville; stepdaughter Lisa M. (Marc) Meadows of Bargersville; brother James N. (Diane) Houpt of Greenwood; brother-in-law Max A. Wray of Bargersville; four grandchildren, Alissa Houpt, Maggie Houpt, Brayden Houpt and Kota Noel; and nine nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Carolyn Wray; and half sisters Lois Dresslar and Sue Haffey.
The Revs. Kenneth Rickett and Roger Gifford will conduct a service at 5 p.m. Friday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. (U.S. 31 South) in Franklin. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the service time Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Bluff Creek Cemetery near Greenwood.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Dennis Houpt Benefit Fund at any central Indiana Heartland Community Bank.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.