Rubin Jerrel Huff, Sr., age 78, passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, at his residence in Deweyville, surrounded by his family. He was a graduate of Newton High School and was voted as “Most Handsome” during his Senior year. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church and sang in the choir. He served his country in the United States Army.
He was the son of the late Willie Dale Huff and Bulah Bea Huff.
He is survived by his children, Robert Daugherty, Mary Singleton and Rhenda Edwards and husband, Freddie, all of Deweyville, Geraldine Steadham and husband, Ray of Starks, Rachael Bussell and husband Kelly of Deweyville, Rubin Jerrell Huff, Jr. And wife, Jennifer of Bridge City and Lisa Moore and husband, Chuck of Orange, along with 26 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild on the way. He is also survived by two sisters, Dorothy Burks and husband Carl and Willie Faye Brasher, all of Ore City.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife and the mother of his children, Martha Huff and his second wife, Marcia Huff; two children, Deborah Kay Johnson and James Dale Huff and 14 siblings.
The family would like to give special thanks to the Calvary Baptist Church and to special friends, Farley Monceaux, J. R. Hardin, Tommy Morris and Jim Hamilton.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Sept. 15, beginning at 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at Calvary Baptist Church, 2335 Hwy 12, Deweyville, with the funeral service to begin at 1:00 P.M. Interment will be at Trout Creek Cemetery, Call.