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Richard Ernest Huffman

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Richard Ernest Huffman Obituary
RICHARD ERNEST HUFFMAN, 65, of Riverside, CA, passed March 1, 2014; born in Washington D.C. on January 17, 1949 to Betty Schmidgall and Murrel Huffman. He graduated 1973 with a business BA from UC Fullerton; becoming a CPA in 1975. He married Gilda Bernard, fathering four children. In 1978 he joined Self Realization Fellowship and cemented a deep love for the Lord. An entrepreneur, Richard started his own CPA firm and operated it 36 years. Clients were fiercely loyal, as he solved tax problems with creativity and caring. Science fiction, trout fishing, rafting and camping trips were favorite pasttimes. His eyes sparkled and his soul lifted when playing with his grandchildren. Surviving spouse Ligaya Tancinco; children: Irene Bearup (Jim); Valerie Kenney (John), Richard Huffman (Cypress) and Corinna Ledford (Andy); grandchildren: Christian, Nathaniel, Talia, Raina, Devin, Josiah, Jadon, Sasha, Oisin, and Lachlan; siblings Diana Bond, Suzanne Ganatta (Pete) and Murrel Huffman (Patti); nephews, nieces Joshua, Jedidiah, Alicia, Daniel, Robert, Jessica, Dana. Viewing is Monday, March 10, 2014, 5-8 p.m.; Funeral service Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., both at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary, Riverside, CA. Following will be burial, 3:00 p.m. at El Camino Memorial Park, 5600 Carroll Canyon Road, San Diego, California. Share memories at www.AchesonAndGraham.com Richard's message: "God's great adventure continues!"

Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 8, 2014
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