James “Jim” O. Huffman, 76, of Pomeroy, (Chester Community) went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 27, 2012, in the O’Bleness Memorial Hospital, in Athens, Ohio. Born January 14, 1936, in Sonora, Ohio, he was the son of the late Clarence L. “Andy” and Thelma Ruth Johnson Huffman.
He was an engineer for Philip Morris Industrial. After retirement, he became a Christian Counselor and was a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. He worshiped at the Bethel Worship Center in Reedsville. He also enjoyed playing golf, tennis, and bridge.
He is survived by his wife Mary Didenko Huffman, whom he married on August 5, 1972, in Pacifica, California. His children, Shanea (Mike) Uber, Mary Beth Huffman, Chris Alan Huffman, Debbie (Tom) Kaiser, all of California, and Anne (John) Seidenabel, of Middleport, many grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his youngest son, Scott Dana Huffman; four brothers, Charles Huffman, Richard Huffman, Clarence Huffman, and Dean Huffman.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2012, in the Bethel Worship Center, 39782 State Route 7 Reedsville, Ohio 45772, with Pastor Rob Barber and Pastor Mark Morrow officiating. Interment will follow in the Mound Cemetery . Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the Bethel Worship Center. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Cremeens-King Funeral Home of Pomeroy.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensking.com.