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John E. Huxley Obituary


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“Luanne: My love to you and your children! I just happened across your facebook page and seen condolences to you! I am so sorry. John was an...Read More »
1 of 43 | Posted by: Denise - Greer, SC - friend

“Lou Anne, I was so very sorry to hear that John had passed away. My heart goes out to you and your precious children. ”
2 of 43 | Posted by: Wilma White - Virginia Beach, VA

“We are so sorry for your loss! It has been awhile since we have seen you two and had no clue John was even sick. Just heard of his death today. John...Read More »
3 of 43 | Posted by: Frank & Dee Dee Kleman - Clay, WV

“Aunt Luann, Patrick, and Jill you all are so amazing and I pray for peace in your hearts. I love you all and am here for whatever you need. I love...Read More »
4 of 43 | Posted by: Missie Mccown - Fairmont - Niece

“LuAnne, Jill and Patrick - my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. John was such as nice and funny guy. He made going back to PCHS...Read More »
5 of 43 | Posted by: Theresa McDermott Bates - MD

“John was one of the nicest people I've known. He always had a smile and a twinkle in his eye. I remember his sense of humor and how easy he was to...Read More »
6 of 43 | Posted by: Katie Kovarik Ringer - Atlanta, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Huxley family during this difficult time. John was a true gentlemen. High school was a blast because of...Read More »
7 of 43 | Posted by: Kathy Cooney Ritschel - Santa fe, NM

“LuAnne, Jill & Patrick....We pray that your faith and all the love sorrounding you finds the hope of a new day. 2 Corinthians 1:2-5 Blessed be the...Read More »
8 of 43 | Posted by: John & Terri Blake and family - WV

“Many of my happiest high school memories involve John. Rest In Peace my friend. Prayers to your family.uWJYB ”
9 of 43 | Posted by: Tom Potts - Parkersburg, WV

“LuAnne, Jill & Patrick...We pray that you grasp tightly to your faith and that the love surrounding you gives you hope for a new day. 2 Corinthians...Read More »
10 of 43 | Posted by: John & Terri Blake & Family - WV

“I only knew John for a short while and played basketball with him on Wednesday nights. He we will be greatly missed for his great nature and kind...Read More »
11 of 43 | Posted by: Greg Bolles - Charleston, WV

“To the Huxley Family, On behalf of my parents, John and Cindy, my sister, Bryn, and myself, I wanted to send our condolences to the Huxley family....Read More »
12 of 43 | Posted by: Heather McChesney - Charleston, WV

“I had the distinct pleasure of working with John in the West Virginia Association of Middle Level Educators. With both of us from Parkersburg, we had...Read More »
13 of 43 | Posted by: Ralph Board - Parkersburg, WV

“Luanne, Jill, Patrick and the entire Huxley family: I am so very sorry for your loss. You have lost your husband and father way too early. May...Read More »
14 of 43 | Posted by: Carrie Lambert Ameli - friend

“I remember John always to be friendly and ready to help lend a hand while I was a manager of the Charleston Catholic Athletic Facility. Our lives...Read More »
15 of 43 | Posted by: Bob Sherrard - Charleston, WV

“Well John, you may not want anyone to remember this but you were my first dance. We stood arms length apart to try to do a very uncomfortable slow...Read More »
16 of 43 | Posted by: Fran Coyne-Davis - Friend

“LuAnne, sending our love and prayers to you, Jill and Patrick. So sorry that John was taken from you way before his time. May you find peace in your...Read More »
17 of 43 | Posted by: James and Karen Trivolette - WV

“Thinking of you, Jill, Patrick, and Louanne.. John will be missed so much. ”
18 of 43 | Posted by: Anthony Trivolette - Morgantown,, WV

“John was a good man who died much too early. May he rest in peace free of pain. ”
19 of 43 | Posted by: Charles Szasz - Elkview, WV

“A big heart and a great sense of humor is how I'll remember Johnny. Jill, Patty, & Mrs. Huxley, I'm thinking about all of you. The Yonkers are always...Read More »
20 of 43 | Posted by: Kenneth Yonkers - WV - Friend

“John was always a friendly face in a crowd, especially at Mountie games at the Townhouse. My condolences to all the family. ”
21 of 43 | Posted by: David Houer - Charleston - Friend

“My prayers are with you! John was a great guy and he'll be missed! God Bless! ”
22 of 43 | Posted by: Kate Burns - Va. Beach, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 43 | Posted by: Linda Neal - Rupert, WV

“I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was a sweet, caring man. His wife Luanne was my neighbor for years. She helped raised me and my brothers....Read More »
24 of 43 | Posted by: Leanne Cox - Richwood, WV

“I am saddened to hear of johns passing my heart goes out to his wife and kids and to all the Huxley family. John was a real man and he showed it...Read More »
25 of 43 | Posted by: Rodney jones - Parkersburg wv , WV

“I'm sorry to hear about John. We had lots of good times during our college years from intramural sports, traveling to out of town football and...Read More »
26 of 43 | Posted by: Ken Millhone - Fleming Island, FL

“So sorry! Your family is in my thoughts & prayers. John was a great guy! ”
27 of 43 | Posted by: Kathy(Gondek) Morehead

“John was a great guy, we have good memories of the fun we had in W. Va. A man with the gift of Service ,obvious when you were around him , we love...Read More »
28 of 43 | Posted by: Kay and Charles Rouse - TX

“LuAnne, Jill and Patrick, So, So sorry to hear about John. I think I am still in shock not knowing he had been sick. I don't even know what to say...Read More »
29 of 43 | Posted by: Nancy Epperhart - friend

“Our deepest condolences to John's family and friends. I have many fond happy memories of John during our high school years. He was always so kind...Read More »
30 of 43 | Posted by: Heidi Hemphill Willey - Renton, WA

“My thoughts and prayers are with John's family and all the Huxleys. I attended PCHS with John. The one thing that sticks in my mind from all those...Read More »
31 of 43 | Posted by: Mark Dykhoff - Great Mills, MD

“LuAnne, Jill & Patrick, My heart goes out to you in this time of grief and sorrow. We all know you have lost a great man. Hux was a friend to...Read More »
32 of 43 | Posted by: Joe Lefkay - friend

“John was a wonderful person. He always made me laugh. John was always willing to help a DZ in distress. He was a wonderful friens. ”
33 of 43 | Posted by: Deena Warner Rustemeyer

“Condolences to all the Huxleys from Joe McFarland and family. I will always remember all the good times we had while at Catholic school in...Read More »
34 of 43 | Posted by: Joe McFarland - Parkersburg, WV

“John was such a gentle creature. His personality was one of friendship and kindness. I was blessed to know John and to work with him. God give you...Read More »
35 of 43 | Posted by: W. Gay Thomas - S. Charleston, WV

“JOHN WAS A GREAT COUSIN TO BE AROUND. IREMEMBER HIM WHEN HE WAS YOUNGER, HE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE.JOHN, IWILL MISS YOU,YOU ALWAYS TOOK TIME TO CHAT WITH...Read More »
36 of 43 | Posted by: ALICE ALLMAN - cousin

“John will be missed at GSEPD by everyone. He brought a bright light to each of us with his smile. My prayers are with his family. ”
37 of 43 | Posted by: Sue Hollandsworth

“To the family of John and all the Huxley's, I am sorry for your loss and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
38 of 43 | Posted by: Paul Ostrowski - Norfolk, VA

“Louann and family, May god truly bless you and your children. You are still so much in my prayers. Love you. Sassy Suzie ”
39 of 43 | Posted by: Sassy Suzie Sigley - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with John's family. God bless you John. ”
40 of 43 | Posted by: John Ruckman - Roanoke, VA

“Condolences and prayers to John's family. John was the the light and fun many days at Clendenin Middle School. I so enjoyed working with him and...Read More »
41 of 43 | Posted by: Marilyn Cunningham

“May you rest in peace John....an absolute gem of a person. The most sincere and kindhearted man I have ever known besides my own father. You always...Read More »
42 of 43 | Posted by: Traci Lough - Charleston, WV

“There was no finer man on Earth than John Huxley. He was a dear friend who loved his family and friends. He was the most upbeat person that I ever...Read More »
43 of 43 | Posted by: Jim Coyne - Cincinnati, OH


John Eugene Huxley, 52, of Dunbar, passed away on May 29, 2013, at Hubbard Hospice House-West.

He was born on December 31, 1960 in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Glenville State College with a BA degree and received two Masters from West Virginia Graduate College and Marshall University Graduate College. He taught in Kanawha County, Boone County, and at Charleston Catholic High School before moving on to the WV State Department of Education, Office of Special Education. He then started his most recent job at Marshall University Graduate College as the Director of Distance Education. He was very proud of his children and acted as coach and supporter at various times throughout their many endeavors, both athletic and otherwise. John enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He loved baseball and was a strong advocate for the Charleston Catholic baseball program, while also starting the first Charleston Catholic Middle School baseball team in 2005. He lived life to the fullest, always displaying a positive attitude. He was most often surrounded by his family and special circle of friends. He was a member of Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral. John was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, Warren G. Huxley

John is survived by his wife, LuAnne Brugnoli Huxley and his precious two children Jill and Patrick. His mother, Nona Huxley of Parkersburg. Five sisters, Barbara (John) Guilfoy of Indianapolis, Becky (Lewis) Moyers of Parkersburg, Patty (Butch) Moore of Belpre, OH, Dawn Huxley, also of Belpre, and Peggy Huxley Jones of Parkersburg. Four brothers, Tom Huxley of Cross Lanes, Jeff (Cindy) Huxley of Lubeck, Greg Huxley of Parkersburg, and Joey (Diana) Huxley also of Parkersburg, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A Service to Honor the Life of John will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 3, 2013, at Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral, with Monsignor P. Edward Sadie officiating.

Family and friends may visit from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, Sunday, June 2, 2013 at Snodgrass Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to: the future new David Lee Cancer Center, 3100 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304 or the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1317 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

A special thank you to Dr. William Harris of Charleston, Dr. James Frame and Karin at the David Lee Cancer Center, Dr. Todd Witsberger of Charleston, Dr. David Bartlett of UPMC and the staff at the Hubbard Hospice House.

Memories of John may be shared by visiting www.snodgrassfuneral.com and selecting the obituary.
Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston, is handling the arrangements.

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