James Franklin Houk, age 74, of Greybull, Wyo., passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Frank was born Dec. 19, 1942, in Wheatland, Wyo., to Willis and Barbara Houk. He graduated from Torrington High School and furthered his education at the University of Wyoming where he completed his bachelor’s and his master’s degree. Frank married Melodie Wyoma Irvine on Feb. 1, 1964, in Laramie, Wyo. To this union were born three children: Santha, Karla, and Kevin.