HEATH SPRINGS – Richard Gerald Huffman Sr., 68, of Heath Springs, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Piedmont Medical Center. Gerald was born Nov. 27, 1944, in Lancaster and was a son of the late George Mull Huffman and Josephine Thurman Huffman. He worked for Lancaster County Schools and was a member of Second Baptist Church. Mr. Huffman is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sue Broach Huffman; two sons, Randall Todd Huffman of Lancaster and Richard "Ricky" Huffman Jr. and wife, Crystal of Lancaster; two brothers, Donald W. Huffman and wife, Rhonda of Lancaster and Joe Lee Huffman and wife, JoAnne of Lancaster; four grandchildren, Matthew, Alexis, Alicia and Skylar Huffman, all of Lancaster. Mr. Huffman, in addition to his parents, was preceded in death by grandson, Richard Chase Huffman and brothers, Carroll and Ronald Huffman. Services are 1 p.m. today, July 24, at Mahaffey Chapel, McLean Funeral Directors, officiated by the Rev. Brian Humphries, with interment at Westside Cemetery in Lancaster. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. today, July 24, at McLean Funeral Directors of Lancaster and other times, the family will be at 1228 Elmwood Ave. Memorials may be made to Grace UMC building fund, P.O. Box 418, Lancaster, SC 29720. Remembrances may be sent to the family at www.mcleanfuneral.com. McLean Funeral Directors is assisting the family of Richard Gerald Huffman, Sr.
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Published in The Lancaster News on July 24, 2013