Obituary and funeral service: Luther ‘Luke’ Marion Huff, Jr., 96, of Monroe

Luther (Luke) Marion Huff, Jr., age 96, of Monroe, died on March 27, 2020. He was born in Walton County on September 21, 1923 to the late Ida Mann Huff and the late Luther Marion Huff, Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Agnes Mobley Huff; and his sister, the late Bettye Huff Farmer.

Luther enlisted in the U.S. Navy September, 1942. He served as an airplane mechanic in Panama Canal Zone and was honorably discharged in 1946. He was body shop foreman promoted to service manager at the Walker Motor Company in Monroe. In 1961, he was hired as a substitute carrier at the Monroe Post Office, then served as a window clerk until his retirement in 1984.

Throughout his active years, he was a member of Pleasant Valley UMC, VFW, council member of Good Hope and played an important part in establishing George Walton Academy.

Surviving family members are: daughters and son-in-law, Marcia and Hermann Baxter of Marietta, Mary Huff Knotts of Monroe; grandchildren: Ashley and Anthony Makes of Brooklyn, NY, Alexandria (Ali) Knotts and Dave Carmichael of Monroe, Sarah and Rob Quatela of Suwanee; and great-granddaughter, Mia Marie Carmichael.

A graveside family service was held on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Resthaven Cemetery in Monroe, GA. Please consider donations to Pleasant Valley UMC in lieu of flowers.

Meadows Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Please go to www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com to sign the guestbook.

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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