John O. Huffman, Jr., age 79 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday,  January 3, 2013.  A native of Greenville, SC, John served on a submarine in  the United States Navy in the Korean War.  He attended Clemson University and had a long career as an Industrial  Engineer in the textile industry.  He was a loving father and grandfather that enjoyed the outdoors,  golfing, traveling and spending time with his family.  He was preceded in death by parents John  O. Huffman, Sr. and Rachel Bates Huffman. He is survived by his wife of 55 years  Elsa Huffman of Lawrenceville; son Mark Huffman (Nancy) of Cumming, GA.,  daughter Inger Fields (Jason) of Milton, GA; grandchildren Anna Huffman,  Harrison and Abby Fields; sister Joan Cranford of Greenville, SC and brother  Carroll Huffman (Lee) of Huntsville, AL; several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends, Sunday,  January 5, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00pm at Wages & Sons Funeral Home,  Lawrenceville, GA.  A private family  funeral service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made  to The Alzheimer’s Association found here  Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. I’m very sorry for your loss Mark, I remember your Dad well. I’m sorry I missed the visitation, I didn’t get David’s voice mail until Sunday afternoon and only today did I find the obituary. I’ve been there and I know what you are going through, wish I could have been there for you.

  2. dearelsa,
    I have been desperately trying to reach you and by chance came across this news. I am so sorry for your loss and hope to reconnect with you

    love meenu

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