Gerald G. Huff, 90, WWII vet, Armstrong worker, enjoyed bowling and boating, Phils fan

By on September 11, 2019

Gerald G. Huff, 90, of Manheim, and formerly of Georgetown, Del., died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at Legends of Lititz.

Known by “Uncle Toots” by some relatives, he was the husband of the late Dorothy M. (Jumper) Huff, who died in 2016. Born in Saxton, he was the son of the Late Nelson and Effie (May) Huff.

He had worked for Armstrong World Industries Ceiling Plant, Marietta, and Gebhard Clothing Manufacturing, Elizabethtown, and had worked part-time for Grosh Furniture, Elizabethtown. Gerald proudly served with the U.S. Army during World War II and also served with the Army Reserves for six years helping the Air Force with project Stauwauf.

Gerald was a member of Trinity Full Gospel Chapel, Elizabethtown. He was a fan of the Phillies and Eagles, and his hobbies included bowling, camping, boating, and he enjoyed residing in Zephyrhills, Fla., over the winter months where he met one of his best friends, Bill Hudson.

Surviving is a daughter: Kimberly Huff-Mylin, Manheim; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Gene and Ronald Huff; and two sisters: Doris White and Betty Huff.

The family would like to thank the staff of Brethren Village and Legend of Lititz for their kind and caring support of Gerald.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his memorial service at Trinity Full Gospel Chapel, 32 Hershey Road, Elizabethtown, on Saturday Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. There will be a time of visitation with the family on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.

To send the family on-line condolences, visit Arrangements by Buch Funeral Home, Manheim.

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