February 28th, 1928 – May 20th, 2010
HUFFMAN Richard “Dick” W. Richard “Dick” W. Huffman, age 82, of Waterville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was born February 28, 1928, in Toledo to Weir C. and Hazel E. (Wright) Huffman. Dick’s career began as a teacher for Glendale Elementary in Toledo. Dick was employed with the Maumee City Schools for over 30 years, as a principal of Wayne Trail Elementary and director of special education. After retirement, Dick worked for Funk-Luedke as an office manager and served as a job coach for the Zepf Center. He was a past president of the Ohio District Elementary Principals Association. Dick served on Maumee City Council for 12 years. A faithful man, Dick was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Maumee for over 60 years where he served as a Trustee, Vestryman and volunteered at the rummage sale. He was a director of the YMCA day camp “Club Adventure,” member of the Maumee Elks and very active with the Miata Club. Dick loved antiques and wood working, he and wife, Mary Lou ran the “Wood-N-Stuff” Antiques store on River Road. Dick and Mary Lou were also active with the Maumee Civic Theatre and Waterville Playshop. Dick loved to cook and dance but the greatest love and soulmate of his life was his wife, Mary Lou. The widower of Mary Lou (Woods) Huffman, Dick is survived by his children, Joseph (Joyce) Thorpe, Scott (Karen) Huffman, Terri Huffman, Kim (Richard) Biddle, Thomas (Sherri) Huffman and Beth (Todd) Finical; 18 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, Dick was preceded in death by his grandson, Michael Rodriguez and brother, Dean Huffman. Family and friends may visit Sunday, May 23, 2010, from 2-8 pm and Monday, May 24, 2010, from 4-8 pm in the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home, 501 Conant Street, Maumee. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 310 Elizabeth Street, Maumee. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Maumee. The family requests memorial donations to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.