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Obituary for Rachel Lee Houtchens

Rachel Lee Houtchens, 52, passed away on August 7, 2023. Rachel was the daughter of Patricia Houtchens and granddaughter of Marilyn LeCompte. She was a graduate of the University of Louisville and was a teacher at Jefferson County Public Schools.

Rachel's greatest love was her faith in the Lord. She was also a deep lover of animals, and volunteered with local animal shelters. Rachel will be remembered for her kind, compassionate, and sweet soul -- always tending to those who needed a kind smile or gentle word. She is survived by her loving mother, Patricia Houtchens; and grandmother, Marilyn LeCompte. She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel A. Houtchens.

Funeral services will be at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd., Louisville, Ky. Visitation is from 2-8 on Tues., Aug. 15, and 10-1 on Wed., Aug. 15; with funeral service at 1:00. Burial will follow at Cave Hill Cemetery.