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John M. Huffman

John M. Huffman, of Huntington passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at his residence. He was 72 years old.

He was a 1968 graduate of Huntington North High School. He served in the United States Navy from 1970 – 1974 and then served in the National Guard. Huffman first worked at Triad-Utrad in Huntington before going into the service. He was a semi-truck driver for 45 years for various companies including Johnsons Petroleum and Deans Dairy. Huffman was a member of the American Legion Post in Huntington. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with his family. He had attended the Faith Community Church of God.

Huffman was born on July 5, 1950, in Fort Eustis, Virginia, he was raised by his stepfather and mother Palmer A. and Mabel (Gressley) Hillegas.

He was united in marriage to Karen S. Gooley on March 7, 1971, in Huntington. Karen survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Heather Huffman of Huntington, Heidi Wolford of Kokomo; a brother, Charles (Audrey) Hillegas of Anderson; two sisters, Linda (Marvin) Ralston of Fort Wayne, Marty (Jim) Westbrook of Huntington; ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, from 3 – 7 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at 7 p.m. following visitation at the funeral home.

Memorial donations can be made out to Cancer Services of Huntington County or New Life Ministries both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

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