Jerry Lyle Huffman SR. 76 of Hemphill

Jerry Lyle Huffman, SR.

(March 31, 1941-January 1, 2018)

 

Jerry Lyle Huffman, SR. 76, of Hemphill, passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 at St. Lukes Hospital in Houston, TX.

 

Jerry was born in Hemphill on March 31, 1941 to John Riley and Viola McGee Huffman. He attended school in Hemphill and graduated from Hemphill High School in 1959.

 

Jerry drove a truck for Texaco for 17 years before moving in the Texaco office in Belaire where he stayed until his retirement. He traveled a lot with his work but came back home as much as he could. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sam Rayburn, TX.

 

Herry loved hunting and was a car enthusiast, having raced cars in his younger years. He was also a member of the Houston Gun Collectors Association.

 

He is survived by his wife, Robbie Huffman, of Hemphill, Texas; sons, Jerry Lyle Huffman, JR. and John Lance Huffman, both of Houston; daughter, Joy Lynn Reavis and husband Philip, of Osawatomie, Kansas; three granddaughters, Aleshia Huffman and Matt Wimple of Nacogdoches, TX; brother Jimmy Huffman and wife, June, of Hemphill; step-children, Sharon Worsham of Logansport, LA; sister-in-law, Melba Caro of Lubbock, TX; a host of grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and very special friends Bob and Gladys Giddens of Mt. Pleasant, TX.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, ten brothers, four sisters, and one stepson.

 

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4 2018 at Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St., Hemphill TX.

 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 in Starr Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Steve Hurst and Rev. Vernese Green officiating.

 

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