James F. Houpt, Sr., 79, of Harleysville, Pennsylvania, passed away Wednesday March 23, 2022, at his home in Harleysville, PA. Born in Quakertown, PA, he was the son of the late Esther Kathryn (Grebe-Cressman) and Joseph Houpt, Jr. He was the husband of the late Jean Houpt (9-5-21), with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.
James was a long-time member at Rocky Ridge Mennonite Church, Quakertown, PA.
James loved to go hunting, fishing, gardening working on his pond just being outdoors. He enjoyed woodworking, making furniture and being all around handyman. He enjoyed camping and being outdoors with family was one of his most favorite things.
James is survived by his children; Mary Bauman (Brian) of Souderton, Bonnie Houpt of Harleysville, and James Houpt Jr. of Harleysville; sister Esther Diehl of Quakertown; sister-in-law Ruth Houpt of Green Lane; grandchildren Kierstin Guro (Sean) of Hellertown, Trisha DiTullio (Jason) of Telford, Wesley Bauman of Souderton and Noah Bauman of Souderton, great-grandson Grayson DiTullio. Along with many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by siblings, C. Walter Houpt, Charles Houpt, Tacey Kunitsky Grant and grandson Dillan Bauman and great-grandson Levi James DuTillio.
You are invited to visit with James’s family and friends on Saturday, April 9th from 10:00 - 11:00 am. at Rocky Ridge Mennonite Church, 114 Rocky Ridge Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951. A memorial service celebrating his life will follow at 11:00 am. Interment will be held after the service at the adjoining cemetery.