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Lt Col Walter Huff
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1929
Krypton
Perry County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 2011
Fontana
San Bernardino County
California, USA

LIEUTENANT COLONEL WALTER HUFF Age 81, of Rialto, CA, passed away on January 15, 2011, at Kaiser Permanente of Fontana, CA, of Cancer of the lungs and spine. Walter was born on November 23, 1929, in Krypton Kentucky. He was a resident of Rialto, CA, for 33 years. Walter was employed with the U.S.A.F. as Navigator and Maintenance Officer, and also served as a Contract Administrator for the U.S. Department of Defense. He served in the military for a total of 20 years in which he later retired from. While in Korea, Walter won the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with two clusters. He also holds the Korean Service Medal and American Defense Ribbon. In recent years he served as a member of the Advisory Council for RSVP West Valley and as a representative for the council of Aging RSVP East Valley, and gave over 150 presentations for Seniors Against Fraud. Previously he volunteered at Kaiser Permanente of Fontana at the front information desk and in the Home Health Department. Walter was also a Breast Cancer survivor and became a Breast Buddy in which he helped other men who were suffering from Breast Cancer. He was also an active reading buddy at the local elementary school, where he would read to the children. Walter Huff is survived by his wife of 44 years, Dorothy Huff of Rialto, CA; 2 children, William Huff (wife, Norma) of San Diego, CA, Rose Moore (husband, Chad) of Greensboro, N.C.; Grandson, Brandon; Granddaughters, Alana and Brooke; sister, Jeanette Bottom of Nicholasville, KY; brother, Olson Huff of Black Mnt., N.C., and brother, Lloyd Huff of Dayton, OH. Funeral Services will be held at Green Acres Mortuary, located at 11715 Cedar Ave., Bloomington, CA 92316. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 24, 2011, from 4-8 P.M. with Funeral Service to follow on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 10:30 A.M., facilitated by Pastor Lara Jennson. Interment will follow at Riverside National Cemetery at 12:45 P.M., Staging Area #4. Memorials may be sent to Berea College, Kentucky or to The Lutheran Church of the Cross in Rialto at 1308 N. Riverside Ave., Rialto, CA 92376. Published in San Bernardino Sun on January 23, 2011 
 
Burial:
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA
 
Created by: Cheryl Morris Thompson
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64561814
Lt Col Walter Huff
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"Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be." -Douglas MacArthur. Thank you for your service.
- Cheryl Morris Thompson
 Added: Jan. 23, 2011
 
 
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