Homer L. Huffman Jr.

Homer L. Huffman Jr., 93, of Bluffton, IN, died Sunday evening, Nov. 12, 2017, at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mr. Huffman graduated from Poplar Grove High School and served in the United States Army from 1944 to 1946. He worked at Franklin Electric for 32 years, retiring in 1985, and had also farmed with David Prible for more than 25 years. He was a founding member of the First Church of Christ in Bluffton and had attended the church since 1957. He spent winters in Arizona for 19 years.

He was born Aug. 22, 1924 in Wells County to Homer L. Sr. and Abigail Bain Huffman. He married Maralene M. Braner on Feb. 26, 1946, in Jay County, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 13, 2016.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Sue Sprunger, of Uniondale; a daughter-in-law, Linda Huffman, of Bluffton; a brother, Forrest Eugene “Woody” Huffman, of Fort Wayne; a sister, Marge A. Ruel, of Bluffton; five grandchildren, Rob Huffman, Carrie Franze, Abby Huffman, Breanna Sprunger and Jacoby Sprunger; and two great-grandchildren.

Calling is Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Fuenral Home, in Bluffton. A service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 2 p.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Bluffton, with military honors by American Legion Post 111 of Bluffton and the United States Army Honor guard.

Memorial gifts may be made to the First Church of Christ for the Grundy Children’s Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.thomarich.com.