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Alex Robert Hufford
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1906
Davy
McDowell County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1974
Bluefield
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA

My Dad. Raised in Welch and later in Bluefield, he was a 1928 graduate of Beaver High School and worked many years for Bluefield Supply Company after starting at the rival Bluefield Hardware. He pitched semi-pro baseball (according to family legend, on one occasion he had the misfortune to pitch for a white pick-up team playing a barnstorming Negro League squad and the legendary Josh Gibson hit a homer off of him that is still in orbit somewhere) and during the 1930s fished professionally in Florida before serving with the US Army in Southern California during WWII in the Coastal Artillery. He was a renowned and respected hunting, fishing, and firearms expert, winning the "Field & Stream" medal for small-mouthed bass in 1953 as well as numerous marksmanship awards in the Army. Won to Christ at a Billy Sunday crusade, he was a member and choir singer of Bland Street UMC.

He taught me to hunt, fish, and golf and gave me an abiding respect for firearms safety and for the Second Amendment. He also introduced me to the books of his favorite authors Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark... 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Sidney Hufford (1878 - 1947)
  Neta Caldwell Hufford (1884 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Lois Winters Caldwell Hufford (1915 - 1989)*
 
 Sibling:
  Landon French Hufford Biscoe (1904 - 1959)*
  Alex Robert Hufford (1906 - 1974)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Monte Vista Park Cemetery
Bluefield
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Bob Hufford
Record added: Dec 26, 2008
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Alex Robert Hufford
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Alex Robert Hufford
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Alex Robert Hufford
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- Bob Hufford
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- sr/ks
 Added: Dec. 15, 2013
Best shot I ever saw...and I saw some good ones...
- Bob Hufford
 Added: Nov. 2, 2013
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