News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 8, 2013

Leon Dale Huff


TERRE HAUTE — Leon Dale Huff, 78, of Terre Haute, passed away Oct. 6, 2013, at 9:42 a.m. He was born Jan. 9, 1935, to Russell and Beulah (Lemons) Huff, in Sullivan County. Leon graduated from Sullivan High School in 1953. He was a carpenter and worked for the Carpenter’s Union Local 133. He was a member of the Indiana State University Varsity Club, Sullivan Elks Club, and Rinky Dinks Golf Club. He enjoyed golfing, basketball, football, NASCAR, and he was an avid Indiana University and Indiana State University fan.

Leon was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nancy (Shake) Huff, in 1973; brothers, Darrell Huff, Bob Huff, Paul Huff, and Donald Huff; and sister, Virginia Romine.  

He is survived by stepdaughter, Lori Davis and husband Brad, and their children Kayla and Payton; brother, Harold Huff and wife Rosemary; sisters, Norma Barnett, Patty Taylor and husband Jay, Sharon Hamilton and husband Ben; brother-in-law, Earl Romine; and sister-in-law, Lelah Huff.

Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m., in DeBaun Funeral Homes Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Jeff Lee will be officiating. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions can be made to the Leon D. and Nancy Shake Huff Scholarship Fund. This has been set up through the Wabash Valley Community Foundation. Online condolences can be made at: