Dear David and Ann,
I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. When I was growing up my grandparents lived on Ronald Street and your home was like my home. Your mom and dad always made me feel welcomed. Your mom was also my music teacher and I loved her very much. I no longer live in Michigan and today just checked in to the Flint Journal to see what is going on only to see this announcement. I hope you know that the fond memories I have of you and your parents have remained such a great part of my life. I really mean that with all of my heart. May God bless you and provide you with His incredible and everlasting strength, peace, and hope.
My parents so enjoyed Dr. Huffman and his wife Martha when he taught the Fellowship Class at Court Street United Methodist Church. My mother said she could listen to him if he read the phone book! Our condolences on your loss. The Court Street United Methodist Women have given a gift to missions in his name.
Never a dull moment around Uncle Jim! Always the life of the family holiday get togethers! He had a very accomplished life and career and a very loving family! He will be sadly missed but always remembered!
I had the pleasure of meeting Dr Huffman at the school where his wife, Martha taught. My son, Jerome, was a student of hers and thought the world of her. He was there for an evening of entertainment and I talked with him at length. He was an incredible man who thought the world of his loving wife. I know I think of Mrs. Huffman often and how much she did for her classrooms as well as for my son. Thank you to the family for having such wonderful parents that you could share with the educational systems they were involved in.
Jim Huffman was one my favorite Republicans of all time...great speaker and toastmaster with a thoughtfull and generous spirit. His sense of humour was awesome. I've known Jim since I moved to the Flint area in 1970 and attended the old GMI...he will be greatly missed.