Jimmy A. Huffman, 76, of Petroleum, IN, and with ties to Huntington, IN, died Monday Jan. 25, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Mr. Huffman was a 1962 graduate of Royerton High School. Following graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1962 to 1966. He was a member of Liberty Center Baptist Church, American legion Post No. 111 in Bluffton and Bluffton Lodge No. 145 F.&A.M. He retired in 2008 from Metaldyne in Bluffton and had previously worked at Corning Glass in Bluffton.
He was born on Feb. 27, 1944, in Bluffton, to Roger W. and Ruby P. James Huffman. He married Regina M. Stapleton on July 14, 2001, in Edinburg. She survives.
Additional survivors include four sons, Richard (Cheryl) Huffman, of Huntington, Michael Huffman, of Bluffton, Garry Henderson, of Edinburgh, and Scott (Lisa) Henderson, of Lagro; three daughters, Kristina Clayton, of Greenwood, Diana (Joe) Brabham, of Bluffton, and Lynn (Tony) Johnson, of Carmel; a sister, Judy (Harvey) Ziegler, of Bluffton; 20 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; Todd Henderson and Raymond Huffman.
Calling will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a memorial service immediately following, at Goodwin–Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel, 3220 E. State Road 124, Bluffton. Rev. Les Cantrell will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Warren. American Legion Post No. 111 will conduct military graveside rites.
Masks and social distancing are required.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.