Millard Filmore Huffman
Millard Filmore Huffman
  • July 31, 1926 - December 8, 2014
  • Morganton, North Carolina

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Millard Filmore "Buck" Huffman, age 88, of Drexel, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 8, 2014. He was born the son of the late Alvin Huffman and Bessie Propst Huffman on July 31, 1926 in Burke County. Buck was a long time member of Drexel Memorial Baptist Church. He enjoyed working on cars, carpentry projects, watching NASCAR and boxing. Buck was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed.

Along with his parents, Buck is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Elizabeth Ward Huffman, three sisters and one brother.

Those left behind to cherish his memory include two sons, Steve Huffman and Alan Huffman and his wife, Deborah, both of Drexel; a daughter, Judy Crawley and her husband, Bill of Morganton; a sister, Helen Haynes of Florida; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Dean of Drexel; six grandchildren, Amanda Firestine, Kristen Rogers, Lori Fletcher, Kelly Fletcher, Dwight Fletcher and Aaron Huffman; and five great grandchildren. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Burke Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm at Kirksey Funeral Home prior to the service.

Kirksey Funeral Home of Morganton has the honor of serving the family.

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