Cecil Huffman

May 21, 1921 – March 15, 2008

Cecil G. Huffman, 86, of Sweet Home died March 15, 2008.

He was born May 21, 1921 in Mutual, Okla. to William and Feign (Ritterhouse) Huffman.

During his life he lived in Oklahoma, California and came to Oregon in the early 1930s. He graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1939.

Mr. Huffman served in the U.S. Navy from Sept. 22, 1942 to Nov. 13, 1945. He served aboard ship in the South Pacific as a medic during the war. He was honorably discharged during World War II.

He worked as a liquor and drug enforcement agent for the state of Oregon, retiring in 1980. He liked collecting small-gauge railroads.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; children Laura and Roger; and three grandsons,

He was preceded in death by his mother, Feign; stepdad Tom Clem; sister Charlotte; and brother Gid, who was killed in World War II.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.