Charles G. Huffman, age 83 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, January 05, 2016, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.
He was born November 22, 1932, in Lutesville, MO, the son of Charles and Dora Huffman.
On Friday, July 26, 1974, he married Anna L. Lowery who passed away on April 11, 2001.
Charlie was born in Missouri; grew up north of Cape Girardeau, MO. He serving with the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. He moved to St. Louis in 1955. He worked at a Sinclair Gas Station in Ferguson as Automotive Mechanic. He worked for Roy and Sons Brake in St. Louis retiring from there at the turn of century. He moved to Highland (Grantfork) in late 1980’s. Charlie enjoyed traveling with his wife. He loved to be outside and attaining to his big garden. He enjoyed his dogs, goats, kittens, horses and goose. He like to piddle with cars. He enjoyed playing cards especial Canasta and was often seen hanging out at Hardees.
Survivors include :
Son – Charles E. Huffman, Fenton, MO
Son – Charles E. “Charlie” (Catherine) Huffman, Fenton, MO
Son – Gilbert C. “Gil” (JoAnn) Huffman, San Diego, CA
Daughter – Patricia A. “Patty” (Dave) Price, West Palm Beach, FL
Daughter – Sherry L. (Significant Other – James Roach) Gehm, Fieldon, IL
Son – Jerry L. (Emily) Schmoele, Killeen, TX
Grandchild – Joseph Huffman
Grandchild – Lindsey Hobby
Grandchild – Samantha Huffman
Grandchild – Catherine Huffman
Grandchild – Russell Huffman
Grandchild – Cynthia Price
Grandchild – Nicholas Price
Grandchild – Brian Gehm
Grandchild – Alaina Medicine Bear
Grandchild – Heather Foster
Grandchild – Stephanie Schmoele
Grandchild – Alissa Schmoele
Grandchild – Anna Schmoele
Great Grandchild – Dylan Hobby
Great Grandchild – Dylan Thorton
Great Grandchild – Hailey Thorton
Great Grandchild – Ivory Gehm
Great Grandchild – Isabella Gehm
Great Grandchild – Connor Gehm
Great Grandchild – Kathryn Medicine Bear
Great Grandchild – Liam Foster
Great Grandchild – Holden Foster
Great Grandchild – Kinsley (Schmoele) Bennett
He was preceded in death by :
Wife – Anna L. Huffman nee Lowery died 4/11/2001
Father – Charles Huffman
Mother – Dora Huffman
Son – Frederick H. Schmoele died 7/6/1981
Son – Stephen M. Schmoele died 1/4/2006
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, January 08, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 09, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 09, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL., with Rev. Tim A. Darmour-Paul, officiating.
Interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO on January 12, 2016 at 11:15 AM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249