Born July 19, 1928, in Hornersville, son of the late Henry Wayne and Ethel Lorene Haire Huffines, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII. He was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge.
On Nov. 1, 1974, in West Memphis, Ark., he married Elizabeth Ann Thompson, who survives of the home.
Survivors also include two sons, Brent Huffines and wife, Wanda, of East Carondelet, Ill., and Charlie Huffines and wife, Beth, of Roadhouse, Ill.; one daughter, Janice Gray and husband, Jerry, of High Ridge, Mo.; two brothers, Edmund Huffines and wife, Wanda, of Paragould, Ark., and Leon Huffines, of Hornersville; two sisters, Faye Tucker and husband, Marion, of Arbyrd, Mo., and Lora Gates, of West Memphis; grandchildren, Tim and Shannon, Mike, Joe, Robbie and Amber Huffines, Jennifer and Mike Newhoff, Elena and Dalton Gardner, and T.J., Cody and Lauren Huffines; seven great-grandchildren, Little Timmy, Angelina, Emma, Megan, Emily, Torre and Kaela; a son-in-law, Gary Gardner, of Cedar Hill, Mo., and a sister-in-law, Maurine Huffines, of Hornersville.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Janet Gardner and one brother, George Huffines.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., today, Wednesday, April 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Gary Hyde and Kenny Davis officiating.
Burial was in the Horner Cemetery at Hornersville.
Pallbearers were Cody, T.J. and Tim Huffines, Mike Neuhoff, Dalton Gardner and Jerry Gray.