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John Croft Huffman

December 29, 1967 ~ February 14, 2021 (age 53)


Mr. John Croft Huffman, aged 53, passed away from his Earthly home on February 14, 2021.  Born in Augusta on December 29, 1967, John was a graduate of Aquinas High School, received a BA from Augusta College and an MA from the University of Idaho and was a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity.  John was a beloved history teacher at Cross Creek High School and served as a mentor to many.  He commissioned each of his students to “do great deeds both big and small for your fellow man”.  In addition to his teaching career, John had a love of firearms and worked as both a gun salesman and appraiser.  His favorite hobby was collecting and refurbishing guns.   John was a man of great faith and attended the Baptist Church and The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.  John was a devoted family man and especially loved and cared for his two children and two stepsons.  He was loved by his entire family and will be deeply missed.  John was predeceased by his parents, Rosalinde Mae Horne Huffman and Richard William Huffman of Augusta.  He is survived by his two children, William John Huffman and Lily Elizabeth Huffman, two step-sons, Charles Milton Banks III and Richard West Banks, and a brother, Richard (Rick) William Huffman Jr all of Augusta.  He is also survived by his former wife, Elizabeth West Huffman, Martha McDaniel West, John Richard West, Jr all of Augusta, and Ann Margaret West Dancy (Frank) of Atlanta, and an aunt and uncle, Rebecca Card Domenech and Phillip Domenech of Athens as well as his best friend Nick Sexton of Augusta.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the John de la Howe Agricultural School in McCormick, South Carolina.  In standing with social distancing, a memorial service will be held at a later date. 

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