Howard Roscoe Huff, 83, passed away Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Warren County, N.J., he was the son of the late Roscoe Lyle Huff and Mildred Bertha Lutz Huff. Howard was retired from the U. S. Air Force and Wayne Memorial Park Cemetery. He attended Providence United Methodist Church and was a deacon and elder at the First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro. Howard was very involved with the Boy Scouts of America and was awarded the Silver Beaver. He did many of the Eagle Scout Boards of Review for the Tuscarora Council and was proud of the many lives he influenced through scouting.
A service to celebrate Howard’s life will be held Sunday at 2:00 pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bryan Sexton and Mr. Rudy Peedin officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will greet friends at the cemetery immediately following the committal and at other times at the home.
Howard is survived by his wife, Barbara Weller Huff; a daughter, Deborah Huff Whaley and husband, Charles; a son, Christopher Howard Huff and wife, Carrie; four grandchildren, Matthew and Alice Whaley, Justin Whaley, Brianna Huff and Mackenzie Huff; a great grandchild, Waylon Whaley; and his honorary brother and best friend, William Joyner and his wife, Ann.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to BSA Troop 10, Providence Church, C/O Mandy Garmaine, 202 Providence Church Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Huff family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.
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