Ronald W. Huffman, 72, of Kewanee, Il. died at 3:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Royal Oaks Care Center in Kewanee. Ron was born June 12, 1941 in Kewanee the son of Thomas and Madge (Huber) Huffman. He served in the U.S. Navy. Ron married Mary Elaine Lindsey on September 3, 1960 in Kewanee. She preceded him in death in 1995. He was also preceded in death by his parents, one brother Allen and one sister Karen.
Surviving are four sons Mike Huffman of Geneseo, Il. Jeff Huffman of Bradford, Il., Tony Huffman of Taylorville, Il and David Huffman of Kewanee., eight grandchildren and great grandchildren, three brothers Tom Huffman of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Gary (Ruth) Huffman and Brian (June) Huffman all of Kewanee, two sisters Margaret Koss of Chandler, Az. and Vicki (Larry) Koehler of Port Orange, Fl.
Ron was an owner/operator of his own semi and traveled over the road for many years. He was a member of VFW Post 8078. He enjoyed NASCAR, drag racing, tractor pulls old cars and car shows. He was well known as a mechanic and once did work for Roger Reiman.
Cremation was accorded. A memorial service will be at 1:30 P.M. Monday, August 5, 2013 at the Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee, Il. Rev. Mark Graves of the Refuge Church in Bradford, Il. will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Preferred Hospice.