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Obituary for Johnny Lee Huffman

Johnny L. Huffman
June 16, 1945 – May 3, 2022
Entiat Washington

Johnny L. Huffman was born 3rd of 4 boys on June 16, 1945, to Wilbur & Theda Huffman. After graduating in 1963 from Entiat H.S., he went to work at Ardenvoir sawmill. He married Cheryl Shank and had 2 sons, Jeff, and Linn. In 1973 he married Sharon Eggett which brought the adoption of 2 children, Teresa and William and they had a son of their own, Carl.
He left the dangers of logging and went to work in orchards, eventually leading crews and driving tractors for Foreman Fruit for many years. His lifetime in the Entiat Valley was filled with fishing, hunting, and mushrooming and during 1970 he also ran hound dogs. After suffering a near-fatal Brain Aneurysm in 2006, his enjoyment of the outdoors was further disrupted by Shingles and Arthritis chronic severe pain, next to a 5 Way Heart bypass surgery with complications of E. Coli Pneumonia, then a broken Lt Hip and cognitive decline had started from all the effects of so many medical problems.
John was a very tough, determined individual who did things on his own terms as his many friends and family know. He passed away peacefully in his sleep at home with his wife of 49 years by his side. He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers: Harold “Punk”, Joe David, Charles “Chuckie” and son Jeff.
You are invited to visit the online memorial tribute page at to share a memory with the family. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel. A family memorial service is yet to be decided.