LIMA - Mark J. Huffman, 53, of Lima, Ohio, and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Dec. 15, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 26, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio, to Darlene (Lucas) Huffman of Greenville, Ohio, and the late Richard E. Huffman.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Bobbi Huffman Jr. of West Alexandria, Ohio, Brian and Jeanne Huffman of Champaign County, Ohio, Scott and Colleen Huffman of Sarasota, Fla., and Steve Huffman of Wapakoneta, Ohio; sisters and brother-in-law, Melanie Huffman of North Baltimore, Ohio, and Valerie and Ronald Begoon of New Paris, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as several friends and co-workers that Mark worked with over the years.
Mark was a pipe fitter for Local 776 in Lima, Ohio. He attended Hobart School of Wielding and enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with his beloved dog Deagan. He also was an avid Bengals and Reds fan.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Wesleyan Church, 1400 E. Main St., Greenville, Ohio. There will be no burial.
A gathering will be held on Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Grace Resurrection Community Center in Greenville, Ohio, or Ohio Labrador Retriever Rescue Services, 1235 Wilhelmina Drive, Vandalia, Ohio 45377. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com