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Cecil G. Huffman

March 15, 2008

U.S. Veteran

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 24th, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army.

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Cecil G. Huffman, age 86, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday March 15, 2008. He was born in Mutual, Oklahoma to William and Feign (Ritterhouse) Huffman.

During his life, Cecil lived in Oklahoma and California, and then came to Oregon in the early 1930’s. He graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1939.

Cecil served in the US Navy from September 22, 1942 to November 13, 1945. He served aboard ship in the South Pacific with the medics during the war. He was honorably discharged during WWII.

He worked as a liquor and drug enforcement agent for the State of Oregon, retiring in 1980. He liked collecting small guage railroads.

Cecil is survived by his wife, Ruth; children, Laura and Roger; and three grandsons. He was preceded in death by mother, Feign; stepdad, Tom Clem; sister, Charlotte; and brother, Gid (killed in WWII).

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 24th, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.