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Catlin - Thomas W. "Tom" Huffman, 73, well-known Catlin insurance agent & partner in the former Huffman-Miller Insurance Agency of Catlin, passed away at 11:01 pm Wednesday April 12, 2017 at his home.
Tom was born April 15, 1943 in Danville, IL to Virgil Wayne & Ina Belle Brooks Huffman. He married Sherryl Sue Williams June 7, 1969 in Catlin. She survives as well as: 2 daughters, Melissa (Rick) Shafer of Brownsburg, Indiana, and Jennifer (Gale) Lane of Brownsburg, Indiana; 1 sister Judy Ward of Catlin; and 4 grandchildren: Nathan Shafer, Rachel Shafer, Jalyn Kees, Jaret Kees. He was preceded in death by one brother, Curt.
Tom enjoyed landscaping, and along with Gary Carter built Blue Needles Golf Course, he enjoyed Corvettes, and reading his Bible. He was a member of the Catlin Church of Christ. He especially enjoyed time with his family. He served for a time in the National Guard and worked for Metropolitan Life insurance from 1967-1980. He was also Manager of Blue Needles Golf for a time.
Funeral services 12 noon Monday at the Catlin Church of Christ, Mike Strunga officiating, burial in the Sandusky Cemetery in Westville. Visitation is from 10 am till 12 noon on Monday at the Catlin Church of Christ. Memorials to the Catlin Church of Christ. The Robison Chapel in Catlin is handling arrangements. On-line condolences at www.robisonchapel.com
Published on April 13, 2017
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