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Daniel Dewey "Pop" Huffman Jr.

1925 - 2021


Daniel Dewey “Pop” Huffman, Jr., 95, of Spartanburg, died Monday, May 31, 2021, at his home. Born September 10, 1925 in Thomasville, NC, he was the son of the late Daniel Dewey Huffman, Sr. and Annie Pearl Ammons Huffman and was married to the late Ella Louise Roberts Huffman.

A U. S. Navy veteran, Mr. Huffman was a member of the storied Navy SEALS team. He was a retired truck driver with Hennis Freight Lines and Spector Red Ball, and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Eastside Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening grapes and flowers and his beloved dog Drago.

Surviving are his daughters, Rebecca Louise Marlowe (Carl) of Ocean Isle, NC, Sheila Wolfe Crosby (Charles) of Boiling Springs, SC, and Sharon H. Brown (Larry) of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Jeffery Marlowe (Erin), Sam Marlowe (Mary Kate), Casey Rush (Jamey), Clayton Wolfe, Matthew Brown (Lacey), Lindsay Hudson (Lee), and Cody Brown; great-grandchildren, Kailey, Payton, Lucas, Ainsley, and Kara Marlowe, Dawson Moon, Zoei Bradley, Keegan Bradley, Emerson Rush, Drake Rush, Charlie Kate, Owen Rush ,Emma Crosby, Kloe Crosby, and Reid Hudson; brother, Norman Huffman (Lillie) of Honey Hill, SC, and sister, Jane Wheeless of High Point, NC. He was predeceased by grandson, Jason Gillen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church Life Fund, 1850 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307.

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John & Diana

June 3, 2021 6:46 PM

To Rebecca, Sheila , Sharon, and family,

Our lives have been enriched by your Fathers friendship and with such a neighborly closeness that at many times your Father was like a Father to us. For years either he called me or I called him 2-3 times every single week. We had such a bond as neighbor's and cared for each like family. We miss him dearly and will always cherish our remembrance and friendship we shared together.
May God give you all peace and his abiding presence now and in the future for you all during his absent from you. 
We are available to you for anything that we can do for you all during this season of life you all are processing. 
May God Bless you all and keep you in his love.

John & Diana. 

Fran Bagwell

June 1, 2021 6:51 PM

My deepest sympathy to Sheila and the rest of the family.

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