Charles F. Huffman Sr.

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TUNKHANNOCK — Charles F. Huffman Sr., of Tunkhannock, died at his home on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

He was born in Sayre on May 17, 1941, a son of the late Lawrence H. and Rowena Foster Huffman.

He was a 1960 graduate of Towanda High School and retired in 1980 after serving in the U.S. Army for 21 years with the rank of staff sergeant, having served multiple tours in Vietnam. He later was employed at the Tobyhanna Army Depot for 18 years where he served in numerous countries. He was a member of the 82nd Airborne Association.

Charles was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara J. Crawford.

Surviving is his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Gorsuch Huffman. Also surviving are sons, Charles F. Jr and Lawrence P. and his wife, Shirley, all of Tunkhannock, Darrell and his fiancee, LaDonna Reynolds, Oak Grove, Kentucky; one daughter, Carol Lynn Huffman, White Haven; one sister, Regina L. Carrington, Milan, Pennsylvania; and grandchildren, Shirley, Lawrence Jr. and Mae Huffman, all of Tunkhannock, and Mariah McHugh, Carbondale.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Joel Byer, pastor of the Tunkhannock Pilgrim Holiness Church as officiant. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Published in Times Leader from July 17 to July 18, 2014
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