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Neville Houston

Neville Wesley "Nebbie" Houston

Friday, January 2nd, 1948 - Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Neville “Nebbie” Wesley Houston

Neville “Nebbie” Wesley Houston, the son of Sophia Young and step-father John Young, was born January 2, 1948 in Lincoln, Delaware. He passed away on May 14, 2020, at the age of 72 at the Sussex Hospital in Milford, Delaware.

Neville was raised by his mother’s sister, Marie Baugh and her husband, due to his mother’s illness. In 1987, he lived with his mother and step-father, in Slaughter Neck, until their deaths.

Neville graduated from William C. Jason Comprehensive High School in Georgetown, Delaware in 1967 and completed one semester at Delaware Technical and Community College.

Neville served in the U.S. Army from January 5, 1968 to August 24, 1969, as a Medical Supply Clerk, where he kept personal records and items of wounded and deceased soldiers in Vietnam. His military experience also included the Army Reserve from August 24, 1969 thru January 4, 1974.

Neville married Jean Fletcher from Seaford, Delaware. A baby girl named Navone was born on March 15, 1976.

Neville worked as a janitor at KSI for 17 years, until his retirement, and received several certifications for perfect attendance.

In 2012, Neville lived with his sister Evalynn Brunswick in Dover, Delaware, until July 10, 2015. They had a loving relationship and enjoyed discussing the Bible, his favorite book. He also loved visiting family. Neville began living at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown, Delaware on July 10, 2015 until his death. He was well liked and he liked living there. He was kind, considerate and caring.

Neville was preceded in death by his sister Ellen “Sis” Young Smith.

He leaves to cherish his memory, a daughter Navone Houston; two sisters, Evalynn Brunswick and Barbarette Young-Henry (Parish); one bother, Lamont Young, Sr. (Venita); a special aunt, Thorris Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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