Homer L. Huff, 87, of Medora, died at 2:27 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016, at Jerseyville Manor.
He was born June 9, 1928, in Medora, the son to the late Lester J. and Tossie L. (Whitlock) Huff.
Homer married Margaret “Maggie” L. (Armstrong) Huff Oct. 28, 1955, in Greenfield. Margaret died July 26, 2010.
He was an Army veteran and also worked at Owens Glass Company until he retired. Homer and his wife catered, baked pies and cookies and made candy after his retirement. Also, Homer was a lifetime member of the VFW Post No. 1308, Tri County Rod and Gun Club; he also was on the Medora Volunteer Fire Department in his younger years. He loved to camp across the state of Illinois with two different Good Sam Camping Clubs and with friends.
Survivors include one daughter, Rhonda Huff of Medora; one son, Ronald Huff of Medora; two brothers, Bob Huff of Medora and Francis “Gene” Huff of Carlinville; two sisters-in-law, Geraldine Huff of Medora and June Huff of Godfrey; and one brother-in-law, Ralph Long of Colorado.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Frost, Edna Allen and Hazel Long; and four brothers, Raymond, George, Harold and Billy Huff.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Targhetta & Wooldridge Funeral Home in Medora.
Funeral services will be at noon Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Targhetta & Wooldridge Funeral Home in Medora.
The Rev. Chuck Keene will officiate.
Burial will take place at the Medora Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Southwestern Sports Booster or the Area Ambulance Service-Medora Unit.