Terry G. Huffines, 69, of Taylorville, IL passed away at 6:53pm Friday, July 27, 2012 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was born April 6, 1943 in Taylorville, the son of Cordell and Ollie Fuqua Huffines. On June 18, 1977 he married Mary Bass in Taylorville and they later divorced. He was a retired carpenter and a Navy Veteran. He was well known as an announcer at Junior High Basketball games, Taylorville Youth Football games, and Red Bland Little League games. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Cubs fan.
He is survived by his wife, Mary of Taylorville, Sons Brandon Huffines (Rachel) of Reno, NV and Dan Christman (Michele) of Sidney, IL, Daughters Malinda Dubois (Tom) of Mustang, OK, and Malissa Taylor (Frank) of Taylorville, 6 Grandchildren, Sisters Louise Zaic of Arizona, Juanita Orr (Harry) of Taylorville, Darlene Blevins (Charles) of Edinburg, Joann Swinger (Ron) of Weldon, and Geraldine Thompson (Bill) of Palmer, several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters Lucille Harp and Diane Harter and one brother, Rommie Huffines.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, August 2, 2012 at McClure Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Robinson officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery. He will be cremated following the services.
Memorials may be made to the Huffines Family, C/O McClure Funeral Home, 302 W. Poplar, Taylorville, IL 62568-1806.
Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville, IL