11/20/2022 6:35:00 PM James Clarence Huffman October 19, 1929 - November 18, 2022
HICKORY, N.C. - James Clarence Huffman, 93, of Hickory passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022 at his residence.
He was born October 19, 1929 in Catawba County to the late Ulysses Schyler Huffman and Laura Anderson Huffman. Clarence was a member of West Hickory Baptist Church and American Legion Post #544. He was a United States Navy veteran and retired from General Electric Company after many years of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Betty Berry Huffman; brothers, Roy Huffman and Robert Huffman; and sister, Ruth Austin.
Those left to cherish his memory is her son Greg Huffman and wife Robin of Newton; daughters Audrey Pope of Conover, Sherry Miller and husband Dean of Conover; grandchildren Shannon Brown, Keesha Bolick, Justin Huffman, Jessica Huffman and Hunter Miller; great-grandchildren Kristian Brown, Hayden Bellamy, Amara Bellamy, Kolton Huffman, and Kaylee Brown; and great-great-grandchild Kason Brown.
A memorial service with military honors to celebrate Clarence’s life will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. at West Hickory Baptist Church. Rev. Scott Frady will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. at West Hickory Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658 or West Hickory Baptist Church, 40 12th St NW, Hickory, NC 28601
Condolences may be sent to the Huffman family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com
Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, N.C. is serving the Huffman family.