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James HUGGIN


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HUGGIN, James E. James E. Huggin, 82, of Atlanta, passed away Sept. 12, 2017, at his home in Buckhead. He was born on Oct. 4, 1934, in Williamston, SC to the late Charles Bennett and Iona Johnson Huggin. After his father's untimely death in 1938, James and his family moved to Hogansville, where he spent his childhood surrounded by loving grandparents and relatives. "Jimmy," as he was affectionately called by his family, attended the University of Georgia and later moved to Atlanta where he worked as a customer service representative in various appliance companies and heating/air conditioning services. He was a member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church where he attended the Harmony Class for over 60 years. He loved his church family and spoke fondly of the wonderful times they all shared together. Preceded in death by his older brother, Charles Bennett Huggin, Jr., Mr. Huggin is survived by sisters, Gloria Huggin Darden of West Point, Jane Huggin Kennedy, of Columbia, SC, and brother, John Huggin (Sandy) of Jacksonville, FL. He had many nephews and nieces who loved and admired his gentle spirit and quiet determination to live life to the fullest. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17, Chapel of McKibben Funeral Home, Hogansville, with interment in Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00-2:30 p.m., Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Allen-Lee Memorial Cemetery Fund, c/o Nancy Gray, 6885 Forrest Rd., Grantville, GA 30220 or to Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 www.mckibbenfuneralhome.com
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 16, 2017
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