Robert Lee Huffman

September 5, 1928 - August 12, 2023

Robert L. Huffman

September 5, 1928-August 12th, 2023

Robert L Huffman, 94, of Rockingham, passed away August 12th, at Timber View Crossing in Timberville VA.

Robert was born in Shenandoah, VA, on September 5th, 1928, a son of the late Vernon Lee and Nellie Schuler Huffman.

Robert went to Florida Southern College and received a Bachelor of Science, then served in the US Air Force for several years before he began his teaching career. He taught various Industrial Arts Classes at Clifton Forge for five years, and then at Turner Ashby High School in Dayton VA for twenty-eight years until his retirement from teaching in 1989. After retiring from teaching, he worked several years at a local cabinet shop run by a former student of his.

After he retired, he and his wife enjoyed time together traveling and with family, he also enjoyed fishing, working outside, reading about and exploring historical local places, taking photos and scanning in old family photos, repairing electric and battery-operated hand tools, tinkering with and fixing various things electrical and mechanical, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Bridgewater Ruritan Club for thirty-four years. Robert and his wife Jean were members of Victory Fellowship Church in Dayton.

He is survived by two sons, Mark Huffman and Chris Huffman, and five grand kids: Sarah, Aaron, David, Blake and Dylan Huffman.

He is preceded in death by his wife of sixty-one years, Jean Brown Huffman and his brother Jim Huffman.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Johnson Funeral & Cremation Service in Bridgewater.

A funeral service celebrating Robert's life will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the Johnson Funeral and Cremation Service Chapel in Bridgewater with Pastor W. L. "Sonny" Henkel officiating. Burial will follow at Dayton Cemetery with military rites by the Dayton American Legion Post #27.

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