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Jeffry Lyle Huber Obituary


Memories & Candles

“Zen was my mentor, guide, friend, and brilliant tactician. He knew what it took to control our apparatus of war, and when it was wrong to do so. My...Read More »
1 of 47 | Posted by: Peter H. Matson - Mahtomedi, MN

“I only knew him through his writing and bloging, and have missed it since he stopped writing new blog posts quite a while ago. When I now realize...Read More »
2 of 47 | Posted by: Kerstin

“Arrrrrr! Indeed Jeff's spirit was celebrated in full this Sept 19 -- thar were saucy sea wenches quaffing grog and singing shanties. ”
3 of 47 | Posted by: Edna Stoehr - San Francisco, CA

“I am so sorry to learn of Jeff's passing so long after the fact. I assumed he was hunkered down writing. It was my privilege to have been a friend of...Read More »
4 of 47 | Posted by: Curt Lieneck - Chicago, IL

“A loss for the world. I miss his writings. Gute Reise. Dagmar, Heidelberg, Germany ”
5 of 47 | Posted by: Dagmar W.-B.

“I'm so sorry to hear of Jeff's untimely death. When I realized that I hadn't read any recent pieces by him on AntiWar or his blog, I searched and...Read More »
6 of 47 | Posted by: Carmelita McQuillan - Sydenham

“My condolences to Jeff’s family and friends. There was no one like Jeff; no one can match his combination of experience, brilliant writing, wit...Read More »
7 of 47 | Posted by: Andy Weingartner - Chicago, IL

“I am so sad to hear that my old friend Jeff Huber has passed on. I had not seen Jeff in many years, but we corresponded after his military retirement...Read More »
8 of 47 | Posted by: Randy England - Jefferson City, MO

“A great loss to all, my condolences to his family. ”
9 of 47 | Posted by: Pat Huber - Rocklin, CA

“I'm so sorry to heard of Jeff's passing. My deepest sympathy to his family. ”
10 of 47 | Posted by: Patty Fidge - Renton, WA

“j...... when I look at the night sky, I'll think of us... I love you. k. ”
11 of 47 | Posted by: k.

“Please find some measure of comfort during this upsetting time: May you see God's light on the path ahead When the road you walk is dark May you...Read More »
12 of 47 | Posted by: rp stewart - Binghamton, NY

“Wow a sad lost:( ”
13 of 47 | Posted by: jo6pac - Tracy, CA

“I would like to add my sorrow at the death of a good man and a great writer. I am an Englishman who has been shamed and disgusted by the warmongering...Read More »
14 of 47 | Posted by: Mike Moore - Liverpool

“I am a socialist. I am proud of it and I don't apologize for it. I say this at the outset because despite the political gap between us Jeff's words...Read More »
15 of 47 | Posted by: Kurt Dunbar - Bellingham, WA

“I was extremely saddened to learn of the death of Jeff Huber. Altho I knew him only through his book, Bathtub Admirals, and his blogs, I have the...Read More »
16 of 47 | Posted by: Jack Shuck - Walnut Creek, CA

“RIP, Jeff Huber. Truth shall prevail. ”
17 of 47 | Posted by: Cyrus - VA

“He took it to them, a Smedley Butler of his times. We've always had too few, and now there's one less. ”
18 of 47 | Posted by: Ted - Greenville, SC

“Tuesday March 13, 2012 Jeff Huber: Your last chapter; not yet written... Bruce . ”
19 of 47 | Posted by: Bruce M. Forrester Jr - Bellbrook, OH

“Jeff, Thank you for making us howl with laughter at the grimmest truths. Rest well. ”
20 of 47 | Posted by: Max Hutchinson - Nashville, TN

“I live in Australia, and never met Jeff Huber except through his posts on antiwar.com. But I admired and respected him, and will miss him. The US and...Read More »
21 of 47 | Posted by: Alex Bell - Newstead

“I have been slightly numb since Monday, when I first heard of Jeff's passing. What can I say that could be of any comfort to the friends and family...Read More »
22 of 47 | Posted by: Edna Faulk Stoehr - San Francisco, CA

“I am grieving for the loss of a dear friend, even though I only saw him physically once, when I visited in 2009. Since we had discovered we were...Read More »
23 of 47 | Posted by: Gareth - Arlington, VA

“My best friend for many years, and an enormous influence in my life -- even in a few good ways! Jeff and I became friends and comedy-team partners...Read More »
24 of 47 | Posted by: John Larrabee - Valparaiso, IN

“Jeff was a gifted, gifted man - smart, perceptive, in the moment. And always challenging - challenging others, and, I think as well, himself. He was...Read More »
25 of 47 | Posted by: Greg Vinkler - Plainfield, NJ

“Farewell Jeff. Thank-you for your legacy of insight and humour. Whether tossing brickbats or bouquets your style was always impeccable, your delivery...Read More »
26 of 47 | Posted by: Carl Wagener - Fairfield, IA

“I'm going to miss you like Gilliard, Commander. You broke the mold and spoke truth to power like few in this country ever have. I hope one day...Read More »
27 of 47 | Posted by: William Agnew, OD - Matawan, NJ

“I am going to miss your lovely wit that took such ferocious bites out of the backsides of many a fool. Thank you Jeff. ”
28 of 47 | Posted by: Susie Dow - CA - ePluribus Media

“I knew Jeff Huber through his writing on the internet. He was a fine writer, with a sharp sense of humor and also a lot of knowledge, both of the US...Read More »
29 of 47 | Posted by: Fiona West - Arlington, VA

“We met about a half dozen years ago... yes, A Political Thing. We were in awe of our guest, Sen. Max Cleland. Seeing Jeff in awe.... well, if you...Read More »
30 of 47 | Posted by: Leslie Dwyer - Charlotte, NC

“Ah, Jeff. I cannot write a note of sadness. My memories are full of the appreciation for your writing and fullblown wit in expressing deeply held...Read More »
31 of 47 | Posted by: kfred - Brooklyn Park, MN

“This news is devastating. Jeff is a treasure. We wrote together, sang , laughed together, and groused about the state of the world in tandem. Our...Read More »
32 of 47 | Posted by: Denise E. Ford - Charlotte, NC

“I was a fellow kossack of Jeff's and knew him from the Daily Kos. Thank you, Jeff, for your exemplary service to our country and for all your fine...Read More »
33 of 47 | Posted by: Roberta Glas - Atlanta, GA

“Jeff...hard to know where to begin. We were "Nuggets" together for our first cruise aboard the USS Ranger in 1983. He quickly became an expert on the...Read More »
34 of 47 | Posted by: Roger Chapa - Coronado, CA

“Though never in Jeffry's inner-circle at Valpo, even a fellow actor has to admit his enormous talent and to mourn its passing. I have always had...Read More »
35 of 47 | Posted by: Leigh Gordon-Riley - McKinney, TX

“Jeff and I were in school together. We also did a production of 'Othello' together. I will remember his talent and humor and kindness. Later i...Read More »
36 of 47 | Posted by: Jay Patterson - New York, NY

“Jeff Huber was one of the first friends I made when I started my graduate work at Ohio University on my return from a stretch in the military. We...Read More »
37 of 47 | Posted by: Ken Bright - Ambridge, PA

“I met Jeff in 1973, he and I were in ...FORUM together and many, many shows and I followed him to Ohio Univ. After he joined the Navy, we lost touch...Read More »
38 of 47 | Posted by: Razz Jenkins - Des Plaines, IL

“I always remember Jeff, quiet, taciturn, he suffered no fools, the rock set jaw, but always something cooking under the surface. But a great presence...Read More »
39 of 47 | Posted by: Jerry Russo - St. Louis, MO

“Jeff Huber went graduate school at Ohio University to study acting. He was very talented and we were a little surprised he didn't come to NY to try...Read More »
40 of 47 | Posted by: Susan and Steve Massa - New York, NY

“I'm so sorry for his family's loss. Jeff was a fantastic human being and reading some of the memories above, brought it all back. Facebook...Read More »
41 of 47 | Posted by: Rebecca Erwin Spencer - CA

“So many memories, so little space. I had the honor of commanding VAW-124 with Jefe - Zen as Condo Capalbo named him - as my XO. I wish I had a...Read More »
42 of 47 | Posted by: Paul Grossgold - Camarillo, CA

“Farewell Jefe, you will be deeply missed by so many. Your intelligence and wit were without bound. Thank you for all of the help over the years...Read More »
43 of 47 | Posted by: Keith Schaffler - San Diego, CA

“The world lost a little luster having heard of Jeff's (El Jefe) passing. Those who got to know the man behind the intensity and passion knew they...Read More »
44 of 47 | Posted by: Jeff & Deb Cila - Santee, SC

“We have many wonderful memories of when Jeff and Vince worked together on the Air Wing staff in Lemoore, CA. Our sons were little then and insisted...Read More »
45 of 47 | Posted by: Vincent and Colleen Shahayda - VA

“Dear Ones, We are shocked and deeply saddened by his passing. We have been friends for about 5 years. I grew cucumbers in the front yard and he...Read More »
46 of 47 | Posted by: Bette& Paul Schember - VA

“Rest in peace, my good neighbor. ”
47 of 47 | Posted by: Andrew Chisholm - Virginia Beach, VA


Jeffry Lyle Huber, 57, died Jan. 24, 2012, in his home. No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.

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