John W. Huffman passed on October 23, 2020 at the age of 87.
John was born on December 11, 1932 at home in Burns Oregon, the son of Clinton & Helen (Solomon) Huffman.
John attended Albany High School, graduating in 1950. He served in the United States Army from 9/11/1953 until his honorable Discharge on 9/9/1955. He then attended Oregon State from 1956-1960 earning his Bachelor of Science.
On September 24, 1960 he married Mary Patricia Redlin at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Portland They had four children, Richard, Nancy, Stephen & David, 9 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Pat and siblings Clinton Huffman & Shirley Klug.
John’s career began at Lane County Health Dept. from 1960-1961, Coos County Health Dept. from 1961-1965, Oregon State Health Dept. from 1965 until 1992.
John volunteered many hours as President of Oregon Assoc. of Sanitarians in 1966, State Plumbing Board from 1988-1992, Powell Valley Road Water Dist. Commissioner & Officer 1993-2008, Adjunt Professor Clackamas Community College1984-2008, Cub Master & Asst. Scoutmaster for 10x years, President of Parish Council, Knights of Columbus, St .Vincent DePaul, Eucharistic Minister since 1976.
John’s interests were his family, hunting, fishing, golf, football and reading.
A viewing for John will be at St Joseph the Worker Catholic
Those who wish to view may do so at 10:00am on Friday, October 30th followed by a Rosary at 10:30 and Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00am at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, SE 148th & Division, Portland. Interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery with Honors.
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