David Huffman

David Milan Huffman, 75 of Charlotte, a man with boisterous enthusiasm for the little things, entered the Kingdom of God on September 24, 2022. He was born March 10, 1947, in Port Huron, Michigan to Ralph and Barbara (Lawton) Huffman. Dave married Pamela Waterbury 52 years ago, on July 11, 1970, and together they raised their two daughters to love and care for friends and family, but especially with utter devotion to God. Daily prayers always ended with, “Bless this food to our bodies, give us strength and protection, watch over us as we serve you. In Jesus name we pray, Amen.” His family will miss seeing his smile, his patience for good things to come, and his long eloquent stories. Daily devotionals were something Dave not only enjoyed, but also encouraged his family to do with him as well, which is why they have peace knowing he is walking the streets of Gold.
Proud service in the U.S. Air Force was also an important part of Dave’s background, serving during Vietnam as a grounds radio operator. Dave worked for the Department of State Police in accounting, retiring in 2002. After that he worked for the City of Lansing part-time in parking revenue collection, and for Fun Services driving vans and calling BINGO at special events. Activities he enjoyed included bowling, fishing, camping, and being an umpire for adult softball leagues. He was also a member of Delta Township Kiwanis Club, and a faithful member of Eaton Rapids Nazarene Church. Extremely proud of his family, Dave loved to share stories about his daughters, and then later his grandchildren’s activities and accomplishments, and loved being a part of all their activities.
David is survived by his wife of 52 years, Pam; daughters, Tonya (Brad) Duerr and Teresa (Ken) Jones; grandchildren, Bradlee, Meagan (Michael), Matthiew (Erin), Kaedance, Symphony, Bryce, and Kenzie; one great-grandson on the way; and his sister, Donna Huffman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Richard (Sally) Huffman; two nephews, and his grandparents.
Friends are encouraged to support Dave’s family by attending services or sharing memories on his Tribute Page at www.prayfuneral.com. Visitation is Friday, October 14, 3-5:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte. Funeral services are Saturday, October 15, 3:00 p.m. at Pray Funeral Home. The funeral will be webcast so you may watch it from any computer, smartphone, or mobile device that has internet access. Go to www.prayfuneral.com, click on Dave’s tribute, then click on Photos and Videos from your computer (or Media from your smart phone). If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to Gideons International. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.