Warren Huffman, 88, of Fairmont, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, on his 43rd wedding anniversary, in the Arbors in Fairmont.
He was born Jan. 25, 1924, at Monongah, son of the late Ted and Mabel (Addis) Huffman.
Warren was retired from Owens Illinois Glass Plant in Fairmont where he worked for more than 30 years until the plant's closing. He was a shift foreman in the packing department and was one of only two guards chosen to close the plant. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy Seabees stationed in the Philippines. Warren was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Monongah and White Hall Lion's Club. He enjoyed mowing his lawn, playing golf and walking Apple Valley Golf Course with his dog, Patches.
Survivors include his wife, Mary (Bunner) Cox Huffman; a stepdaughter Linda (Cox) Gowers of Elkins; a stepson, William R. "Buz" Cox and wife, Patty, of Monongah; a brother, Dick Huffman and wife, Dottie, of Monongah; a sister, Gretchen Stangler of Kent, Wash.; a sister-in-law, Dot Huffman of Metuchen, N.J.; grandchildren: Tricia (Cox) Winkler and husband, T.J., Casey (Cox) Harris and Jessica (Gowers) Williams and husband, Frank; great-grandchildren: Sydni Winkler, Reghan Winkler, Michael Harris, Kyle Williams and Lorelei Williams; and special friends, Robin Karnes of Fairmont, Karen and Charles Zeitler of Maryland.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Huffman; and a sister, Fern Thompson.
Family and friends called at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave. in Fairmont Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Monongah with Father Steve Joseph as Celebrant.
The pallbearers will include Richard, Roger, Tom, and Rodney Huffman, Frank Williams, Richard Karnes and Mike Prunty. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.domicofh.com.