Norman Charles Huffer, 81, of Michigantown, died Thursday, December 19, 2019 in Ft. Myers, Florida. He was born in Michigantown on March 1, 1938 to the late Don C. & Olean (Stevenson) Huffer. He married the love of his life Dixie Lee Bosworth on June 28, 1959 and they shared 60 years of marriage together.
Norman was a 1956 graduate of Scircleville High School and studied Animal Science at Purdue University. He was Fertilizer Plant Manager for Sohigro and Ag Max, a Territory Manager of Nitrogen Sales for Standard Oil of Ohio, and a family farmer. He worked in the Chemical Plant Industry for 35 years, retiring in 2003. He was a lifelong resident of Michigantown and had spent 15 winters in Fort Myers, Florida.
Norman was a life long member of Country Chapel Church of God where he served as an Elder for over 50 years. He and Dixie were youth leaders for over 15 years. He was one of the founding members of the Michigantown Lions Club, a member of Michigantown Community Club, served on the Clinton Central School Board for multiple years, and was a 50+ year member of the Hillisburg and Beard Masonic Lodges. He was an avid sports fan and especially loved golf and being a member of The Duffers Frankfort Golf Group. He was a fan of all Purdue sports, particularly basketball. Norman loved life and he especially loved people ~ He didn’t know a stranger.
Memorial donations may be made in Norman’s honor to the Michigantown Lions Club, c/o Don Blanche, 2588 N CR 730 E, Michigantown, IN 46057 or the Country Chapel Church of God, c/o Gina Davey, 2003 W. Barner, Frankfort, IN 46041, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Visitation and Services
Friends may visit 4-8 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort. Funeral Celebration will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort. Mark Tschaenn, Mark Good, and Greg Demmitt will officiate the service.
Surviving along with his wife: Dixie are his Son: Brian (Kim) Huffer of Rural Frankfort, IN; Daughter: Marita (Larry) Barthuly of Westfield, IN; Sister: Shirley McQuinn of Chandler, AZ; Brother-in-law: Don Bosworth of Gualala, CA; Grandchildren: Nick (Kira) Dunn of Cumming, GA, Lindsay (Jake) Huffer of Indianapolis, IN, Amber (Justin) Kuhn of Lafayette, IN, Sarita Barthuly of Westfield, IN, and Hunter Barthuly of Westfield, IN; Great Grandchildren: Reagan Dunn, Aubrey Dunn, Tatum Dunn, Jonah McAtee, Ezekiel Kuhn, and Lucas McAtee.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Sam Huffer, and step-mother: Roselin Huffer.