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Dan Martin Huffman

Craig County, Virginia, USA
Death 19 Nov 2012 (aged 81)
Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Burial Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 101020009 · View Source
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Dan Martin Huffman, 81 of Pearisburg departed this life Monday, November 19th, 2012 at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center in Christiansburg.

He was born in Craig County on December 29th, 1930 and was the son of the late Cecil Peck and Mamie Sue Sublett Huffman. In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Betty Robertson Huffman; and a sister, Nancy H. Brown.

A 1952 graduate of Lynchburg College, Dan was awarded a scholarship to the University of Virginia in 1953, where he earned a Master's Degree in 1957. He began his teaching career in Giles County in 1952 at Narrows High School. He subsequently became a visiting teacher for Giles County Public Schools in 1956. In 1962, he was appointed Principal of Narrows Elementary School, a position he held until his retirement in 1986. In 1987, he returned to Craig County, where he and Betty operated Southview Farm, selling Christmas trees for many years.

Left to cherish his memory are a daughter, Connie McCall and husband Bryce of Christiansburg; a granddaughter, Holly Williams and husband Daron of Christiansburg; two very special great-grandchildren, Carson and Caroline Williams; a sister, Nell H. Ross of Blacksburg; two brothers, C. Richard Huffman of Dry Fork, Virginia, and David L. Huffman of Roanoke; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends, including the staff of Riverview Nursing Home and Giles Dialysis.

Funeral services will be held Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows with Pastor Gary Poff officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Chapel Friday from 12 noon until just prior to the service. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider the Giles Dialysis Emergency Fund; 1 Taylor Avenue; Pearisburg, Virginia 24134.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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