Marshall Vernon Huffman, 64, of Pembroke departed this life Thursday morning, December 4, 2008 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg after a long illness. Born in Giles County on December 7, 1943 he was a son of the late Ralph E. and Mildred Kent Huffman. He was retired from the Celanese Plant at Narrows in the Air Conditioning Dept. and was a veteran of the U S Army, Viet Nam War, a service of which he was always proud. Marshall was a faithful member of Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Dianne Harless Huffman; his son Marshall V. Huffman, Jr. of Blacksburg; his daughter Michele H. Yeary of Roanoke; his step-sons Todd Harless and Teresa of Ripplemead and Aaron Harless of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; and his step-grandchildren Brittany Nicole Harless and Brandon Todd Harless; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Jimmy and Joann Harless of Ripplemead, Kitty and Frankie Frazier of Pearisburg, Donna and Ferlie Perkins of Pearisburg, and Gary Harless of Ripplemead.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 PM in Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead with Pastor Shahn Wilburn and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg with military graveside rites by the VFW and American Legion Posts of Giles County. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke, VA Saturday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.