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May 27, 1927 - January 3, 2022
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Walter L. Huffer, age 94, passed away January 3, 2022, at 8:20 pm, at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center, in Lima Ohio.
Walter was born May 27, 1927 in Gomer, OH, to Walter and Viola (Neely) Huffer who preceded him in death. On June 3, 1956 he married Edith Warner Huffer who preceded him in death on December 8, 2020. He graduated from Lima Central High School in 1945. In 1945 he joined the U.S. Army and served in World War II as well as the Korean War. He was active with the Veterans through the VFW and KVFW, and greatly enjoyed participating with The Honor Flight. He started as an accountant at Clark equipment in the late 1950s, and worked for Yocum Realty later in life. He was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church as well as Family of Faith Church In Lima. He had a passion for Genealogy, and he was a dedicated member of the Mayflower Society as well as the First Families of Allen County. He was an avid of The Ohio State Buckeyes football team. He loved to travel with his family especially to places like Hawaii new Orleans, San Antonio, and Washington D.C, as well as many other places all over the country. Above else, He loved his family. He particularly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a devoted husband, and was always there to care for his beloved wife. Walter was an exceptional man and will be greatly missed by all those who were fortunate enough to know him.
Survivors include: children, Alan (Cathy) Huffer, David (Janice) Huffer, Thomas (Starla) Huffer; brother, Herbert Huffer of Toledo; grandchildren, Jeremy (Olivia) Huffer, Jessica (John) Sideris, Michael Huffer, Melanie (Shea) Curl, Christopher (Courtney) Huffer, Evan Huffer, Alex (Jason Fuelling) Huffer, Marsha (Logan) Buettner; great-grandchildren, Sam, Malia, and Noah Curl, Kennedy, Kyler, and Kannon Huffer, Isabelle and Alexandra Sideris, and Dante and Adrian Huffer; as well as former daughter-in-law, LeAnn Sorrell.
Preceded in death by: parents, Walter and Viola Huffer; as well as siblings, Daniel Huffer, Donald (Burton) Huffer, Winston Huffer, Milo (Beverly) Huffer, Pauline Cox, and Annetta Clevenger.
A funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 7, 2021, at the Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes Eastside Chapel. Pastor John Maynard to officiate the service. Burial will be in Reynolds Cemetery, near Rimer, Ohio following the service. A public visitation will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2021, also at the Eastside Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Family of Faith Church.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.