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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Huffman

May 8, 1929 - January 13, 2018
North Ridgeville, Ohio | Age 88

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Veteran


Robert W. "Bob" Huffman, 88, of North Ridgeville passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 at O'Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville following a lengthy illness. He was born May 8, 1929 in Ashtabula, Ohio.
Bob served his country in the United States Army 1951-53 during the Korean Conflict serving in Japan. He was the owner/operator and a truck driver for 45 years, retiring in 1995. He previously worked on the Great Lakes aboard the US Gypsum as an oiler from 1946-48. He was raised in the Nazarene church, and attended the Elyria Community Church of the Nazarene with his family. He was a member of the Teamster Union #407 and was active in the Hot Stove League during the 1960-70s in North Ridgeville. He enjoyed gardening, loved nature, attending sporting events, watching his grandchildren play sports, vacationing, traveling, and his John Deere tractor.
Mr. Huffman is survived by his wife of 69 years Viola J.; son Tim (Pam) Huffman from North Ridgeville, daughter Luanne (Alan) Wack of Elyria, daughter-in-law Linda Jackson of Florida; grandchildren Heather Beatty, Chad Jackson, Nickole DeLong, Brent Huffman, Justen Wack, Jordan Wack, Jaron Wack, Savannah Wack; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers Jim Huffman of Texas, Ralph (Jackie) Huffman of Florida, Earl Huffman of Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his son Randy Huffman (1979); great-granddaughter Eliana Huffman (2006); parents Volly and Hallie Huffman.
A Celebration of Life service will be 4pm Sunday, January 28 at the Elyria Community Church of the Nazarene, 1107 Clemens Drive, Elyria. Morris Huffman will officiate the service. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post #1079. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Elyria.

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