Chancellor William Scott Houtz, 24, of Fremont, OH passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at his home. He was born on February 12, 1991 in Fremont, the son of David Houtz and Amy (Gonya) Bartlett. He was a 2009 graduate of Tiffin Columbian High School.
Chance served in the U.S. Army. He married Nicollette A. McLaughlin on April 12, 2013 in Fremont. Chance was a member of the FFA and Sons of the American Legion in Green Springs. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, the outdoors, sports, going on drives, swimming and cooking. He loved spending time with his boys and his dog, Charlie.
Chance is survived by his wife, Nicollette A. Houtz, Fremont, OH; sons, Easton and Lane Houtz, at home; father, David Houtz, Tiffin, OH; mother, Amy Bartlett, Green Springs, OH; step mother, Rita Houtz; step father, Donald Bartlett; grandparents, Rose Gonya, Green Springs, OH, William and Nancy Houtz, Risingsun, OH; siblings, Chelsea Houtz, Tiffin, OH, Myrriah Bartlett, Green Springs, OH, Katarina Houtz, Tiffin, OH; step siblings, Donald Bartlett II, Elizabeth Bartlett and Lucinda (Stephen) Binder.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Kenneth Gonya and brother-in-law, Dillon Spencer.
Visitation: Friday from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm at Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 211 N. Broadway St, Green Springs, OH.
Service: Saturday, May 9, 2015, 11:00 am at the funeral home with Fr. Frank Murd officiating..
Burial: Butternut Ridge Cemetery
Memorials: To the family
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.whhfh.com