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James Russel Houck age 38, of Jackson, MI, passed away July 5, 2019. He was born September 22, 1980, in Jackson, MI, the son of David Houck & Brenda Kimmel. James attended Onsted Schools up until his senior year. He then graduated from East Jackson High School. James loved University of Michigan Football and the Detroit Red Wings. He loved the outdoors, especially camping and hunting. James was well loved and was known for his big heart. James is survived by his wife, Staci Houck, stepson, Jakob Hardy, stepdaughter, Gaby Hardy, his mother, Brenda Kimmel, brother, David (Cynthia) Houck II, two nephews, Collin Spence and Bailyn Houck, niece, Azlyn Houck and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation for James will take place at Jackson Gospel Hall, 910 Bennett Street, in Jackson, Michigan, on July 11, from 2 to 3 PM, with a memorial service at 3 PM. A dinner at the same location will follow the service.