Russell M. Huffman age 82, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 10:45 PM on Monday, April 17, 2017, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Russell was born June 8, 1934, in Richmond, Indiana to the late James L. & Ellen Mae (Moffett) Huffman.
Russell is survived by his daughters, Diana Gallegos of Greenville and Sue Ellen Clark of Lebanon; grandchildren, Robert & Jennifer Weyant III, Nolan & Jenna Bousman and Zachary Clark; and a great-granddaughter, Ayla Weyant.
Russell was also preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Rita J. (Smith) Huffman on March 9, 2017 whom he married October 30, 1954; and 10 brothers and sisters.
Russell was a mechanic; he owned and operated Huffman Alignment in Greenville until his retirement. He was a member of the Lowell Thomas Lodge #83 FOPA for 28 years where he served as President for 14 years.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Chip Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 to 7:30 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lowell Thomas Lodge #83 FOPA, C/O Cindy Lovejoy 620 Martin St. Greenville, OH 45331. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com