Rickey Huffman, 68, of Sorento, IL, passed away at 4:39 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.
Rickey was born July 29, 1950 in the St. Louis Suburbs of Missouri, the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Duke) Janusweski. She married Danny Huffman on November 11, 1967 in St. Louis, and they enjoyed over 50 years of marriage. Rickey graduated from Roosevelt High School in St. Louis, and took on the full-time job of being a homemaker. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren, spending as much time with them as she could. Rickey was a woman of unwavering faith, and was the prayer warrior of the family. She spent numerous hours as a youth leader for her church. Rickey enjoyed crafts, especially making bird houses and macramé. She enjoyed interior decorating as well. Rickey was a long-time and beloved member of Lifeline Fellowship in Sorento.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Rod, Randy, and Carry Mercille.
Rickey is survived by her husband, Danny Huffman of Sorento, IL; children, Tony (wife, Dawn) Huffman of Palm Coast, FL, Gail (husband, Blake) Bywater of Mt. Olive, IL, and Pastor Troy (wife, Stella) Huffman of Sorento, IL; grandchildren, Lindsay (husband, James) Santana, Cameron Huffman, Lainey Huffman, Blake (wife, Kristi) Bywater, Breanna (husband, Collin) Wasson, Brendan Bywater, Justin Bywater, Matthew Bywater, Joey Mathews, Stephanie (husband, Matthew) Mossman, Isaac Shywolf, Daniel Huffman, Makayla Huffman, and Dalton Huffman; 6 great grandchildren; siblings, Sharon (husband, Don) Govero, Cindy (husband, Scott) Howard, Connie (husband, Dave) Maness, and Joe Janusweski all of Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation will be provided prior to ceremonies.
Visitation and Celebration of Life: The family will receive guests from 3:00 p.m. until the time of ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Lifeline Fellowship, 702 N. Main St., Sorento, IL 62086, with Pastor Troy Huffman officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Lifeline Fellowship, 702 N. Main St., Sorento, IL 62086.
Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 201 S. Main St., Sorento, IL 62086 has been entrusted with ceremonies.
Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.