- January 23, 1939 - November 26, 2016
- Mineral Point, Wisconsin
of Donald L.'s Passing
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“Our deepest sympathy to your families. He was a great guy and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Prayers & Hugs to all.
1 of 10 | Posted by: Lee & Heidi McCarville - Friend
“So sad to hear of "Mr. H" passing. He was a great man who was blessed with a great family. I was so fortunate to have been involved with his care. ...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Marla Foster - Acquaintance
“Dave and Sandy and all the family--So sorry your dad has passed. He leaves behind a great smile and a great family to carry on. Be comforted!Jill...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jill Schmunk - Merrill, WI
“To a wonderful family sorry for ur loss your dad will be missed in many ways I am very glad I got to know him and to take care of him and to met his...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Brenda Brumley - Rewey
“Karen, I used to be a roommate of yours in Madison. I was from Dodgeville. I did not know your brother personally, but I knew you and Carol, and had...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jane Bruns (Roh) - Janesville, WI
“Our Deepest Sympathy to all Don's family.
6 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon and Dick Cushman - WI
“Penny, to you and yours, please accept my heartfelt condolences. May your father's priceless memories be a source of comfort . . .
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jeanette Heins - Mineral Point, WI
“I've known Don since my high school days. So sorry to hear of his passing. He was always smiling and happy. He will be sorely missed by all who...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jerry Jacobson - Midvale, UT
“So sorry for your loss.
9 of 10 | Posted by: Tracy Berg - Oshkosh, WI - Friend
“My sincere sympathy to Amy and Tim and all the Huxtable family.
10 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Aultman - Highland, WI
Gorgen Funeral Home
Mineral Point - Donald L. Huxtable, "Hux", age 77, of Mineral Point, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, November 26, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, surrounded by his family.
Don was born on January 23, 1939 to Nelson and Viola (Hendrickson) Huxtable. He graduated from Mineral Point High School in 1957. Don married Joan Calvert on January 13, 1962 at The United Church of Christ in Mineral Point and they were blessed with 54 years. Don lived his entire life in Mineral Point where he worked as an auto mechanic. He started out at the Texaco Gas Station with Keith Mitchell. He later worked for J.E. Engels, Gratz Motors and retired in 2006 from Weier Motors. Don enjoyed bowling, stock car races, and harness races. He was the biggest supporter of his children's and grandchildren's activities and sporting events.
He is survived by his wife Joan, 4 children David (Sandra) Huxtable of Gleason, WI, Jerry Huxtable, Amy Gerber (Tim Walrack) and Penny (Tim) McConnell, all of Mineral Point; 5 grandchildren Remington (Erica) Huxtable, Robyn (Brandon) Schreiner, Jacob Gerber, Jaylene and Teagan McConnell; 1 very special great grandson Axyl Schreiner; twin sisters Karen Wolf of Madison and Carol (Gene) Potterton of Mineral Point, and many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers-in-laws Ron Wolf and Bill Trace and nephew Brad Wolf.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST in Mineral Point. Rev. Luke Bocher and Rev. Beryl Melcher will co-officiate. Burial will be held in Graceland Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the GORGEN FUNERAL HOME in Mineral Point and from 12:00 p.m. until time of services on Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be made to The United Church of Christ, Mineral Point Rescue Squad or the Mineral Point Fire Department.
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