Wilbur M. Huffer

December 27, 2016

Wilbur M. Huffer 87 formerly of Michigantown, Ind., died at 7:17 a.m. December 27, 2016 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born March 2, 1929 in Clinton County, Ind. to Henry Faye & Margaret Elizabeth (Edmonds) Huffer.  He married Evelyn W. Eads on June 11, 1951 and she preceded him in death on September 11, 2006.  He then married Evelyn Gilmore Payne on January 9, 2010 and she survives.  Wilbur attended Scircleville & Frankfort High School.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1951-1952 in the 101st Airborne, 23rd Division during the Korean War.  He received two Bronze stars.  He worked for Nickle Plate Railroad, Carr Cabinet Factory, Allison Transmission, Pelling Farms, worked in maintenance and was bus driver for Clinton Central Schools.   He was owner/operator of Huffer Welding and Huffers Super 98 in Michigantown.   He was former Michigantown sewage inspector & Town Marshall and formerly served with the Michigantown Volunteer Fire Department.  He also worked part time for Geoff Smith Auctions.  He was shop foreman for the Clinton County Highway Department, when he retired.  He was a member of the New Hope Church and Kirklin American Legion.  Wilbur was an avid gardener, golfer and artist and enjoyed wood working, horse shoe pitching, and painted Clinton Central cords.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 31st at the funeral home. Shan Sheridan will officiate. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown, Ind. Memorial donations may be made to New Hope Church.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: Marsha (James) Charles of Frankfort, Brynda Crafton of Frankfort, 2 Sons: Randy (companion Linda Hiner) Huffer of Monticello, John (Melissa) Huffer of Frankfort, 10 Grandchildren, 18 Great Grandchildren and 9 Great Great Grandchildren, 4 Step Children: Mary Ann (companion Benny Louden) Shepherd of Zionsville, Marlene (companion Matt Stark) Goss of Zionsville, Marilyn (Sam) Merrill of Lebanon, Gary (Linda) Payne of Lebanon, 11 Step Grandchildren, 8 Step Great Grandchildren and 3 Step Great Great Grandchildren, 1 Brother: Teddy A. (Linda) Huffer of Burlington, and 1 Sister: Margaret Brown of Frankfort.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and his first wife, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Wilbur M. Huffer”

  1. Tina Cottrell December 27, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    So sorry for the family’s loss. Wibur was a wonderful kind man and will be missed

  2. Kenny & Beth Shaff December 27, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    Marsha, Chas, and family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sorry for your loss. Have many memories of GMA and GPA Huffer, in Michigantown. Love to you all

  3. LaDonna Yandell December 28, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Randy I really loved your Dad. He could always make me laugh when he would come to the Dr office. Sending you a hug.

  4. Gary Loveless December 29, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    I have a lot of fond memories of the Eads and Huffer families growing up in Michigantown. My sincere condolences to Wilbur’s family. God Bless.

  5. Charles Burnham Huffer December 29, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    I never had the pleasure of meeting Wilbur, but I am sure he will be missed by his large family and many friends. My condolences to all of you.

    Chuck Huffer, a distant cousin

  6. Brenda Tolson December 29, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    So sorry to here about Wilbur. He sure was a nice man. I will miss him setting on the front porch. I am so saddened when I walk out of the house now. Prayers and hugs to all of your family.

  7. Kim and Jeff Greeno December 30, 2016 at 9:22 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. We knew Wilbur from New Hope Church and the auctions. He was someone We were always glad we bumped into him.

  8. Dick Rayles December 30, 2016 at 11:01 pm

    Sorry to hear of Wilbur’s passing. He was a friend and good man.

  9. Bill Street December 31, 2016 at 11:49 am

    I’ll cherish the memory’s we share by thanking God for the time we had. Love you both and will keep you in my Prayers.

  10. Katy Tarr December 31, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    Evelyn, so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. Sam and Katy Tarr

  11. Bob and Cindy Keyes January 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Evelyn, so sorry for your loss! And ours too as Wilbur was loved and enjoyed by us all! Prayers for peace and comfort.

  12. Reta (Cambridge) Wallace January 7, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    My love and sympathy goes out to Wilbur and his family and friends. Our families were very close when we were kids. I babysit for his three older children in Michigantown when I was 15 years old. He sure was a good person, great dad and great husband. Last I saw him was at my mom’s 90th birthday party in 2007. He had that same wonderful smile and it was so good talking to him. So sorry, Ted and Linda, Margaret Faye and Carleen, Marsha, Brenda, Randy and John. I know you all will hold him in your hearts forever.

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