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“Fred was an Engineer at the International Harvester Tech Center when I hired in 1963 after graduating from college. We both liked cars a lot and both...Read More »
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Fred John Huston Jr., 89, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 in Bowling Green, KY. Born in Muskegon, MI, Fred graduated from Michigan Tech. University with his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He worked as a mechanical engineer with International Harvester for 30 years until his retirement. He then moved to North Carolina to work with M.A.N. Truck and Bus Company and Thomas Built Busses in High Point, N.C. Fred was a lifetime member of S.A.E. Society of Automotive Engineers. He was a man of strong faith, being a lifetime member of the Methodist Church and currently a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in High Point, N.C. where he was a devoted choir member. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War Conflict and was stationed in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland and White Sands, New Mexico. He was an avid automotive enthusiast and enjoyed music very much. Fred was a very charitable man and a long time supporter of The American Red Cross and the Salvation Army. Surviving are his beloved wife of 61 years, Jacqueline Huston of Bowling Green, KY; loving son and caring and devoted daughter-in-law, William J. (Cathie) Huston of Bowling Green, KY; son-in-law, Jeffrey J. Finkelstein; five grandsons, Matthew P. (Erika Densmore) Huston of Fort Wayne, Jay A. (Morgan) Finkelstein of Harrisburg, N.C., Robert M. (Amoreena) Swick of West Richland, WA, James A. (Aleshia) Swick of Tumwater, WA, and Jeremy A. (Nicole) Swick of Fort Wayne; and 12 great-grandchildren. Fred was preceded in death by father, Fred John Huston and mother, Sadie (Borgman) Huston; daughter, Sandra Lynn Finkelstein; and one great-granddaughter. Service is 10:30 am, Friday, July 13, 2018 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with one hour of calling prior to the service. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, Thursday, July 12, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Michigan Tech. University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931. To sign the online guest book, go to