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Henry D. 'Huck' Huddlestun

Henry D. "Huck" Huddlestun, 70, 2321 Perterson Road, Lawrence, KS 66049, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at his home following a short battle with cancer.

He was born Oct. 30, 1942, in Homewood to George M. and Hazel A. Blair Huddlestun. He graduated from Williamsburg High School, later earned a bachelor's degree in education from Emporia State University and a master's degree in school administration from Fort Hays State University.

He married Pamela K. Cook on Aug. 4, 1982, in Colby. He taught math for 24 years, 21 of which were in the Hill City school district. He then became principal and superintendent in Hamilton before becoming superintendent of the Central Heights school district in Richmond, retiring in 1998.

He was a member and elder at Lawrence Heights Christian Church, and a past member of many civic and professional organizations.

He enjoyed family, the outdoors, travel and living life to the fullest each day.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Richard "Rick" Huddlestun and wife, Susan, Overbrook; a daughter, Susan Mollnow and husband, Ryan, Tok, Alaska; and five grandchildren, Erin Hilger, Mark and Matthew Huddlestun, and Hattan and Marett Mollnow.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ira Huddlestun.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lawrence Heights Christian Church; inurnment in Central Cemetery near Homewood Township in Franklin County.

Memorials are suggested to Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS 66044.

Condolences can be sent to the family at rumsey-yost.com.