Dennis L. Huffman, 81, of North Webster, passed away at 9:50 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2022, at Miller's Merry Manor in Warsaw.

He was born on Aug. 2, 1940, in Winchester, to Robert Earl and Evelena H. North Huffman.

In 1954, Dennis' parents purchased and moved to Fisherman Cove Resort in North Webster. Dennis graduated from North Webster High School in 1960 and joined the Marine Corps. On July 6, 1963, he married Sue C. Silver, who preceded him on Jan. 6, 2019. After being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, Dennis worked for L.M. Berry & Company in Warsaw, followed by 20 years as a sign designer at Johnson Brothers Sign Company, South Whitley.

He owned Fisherman Cove Resort from 1969 to 1977. Following that, he built the Hobby Hut retail store (formerly Re/Max Realty, now The Beauty Bar) in North Webster. In 1986, Dennis and Sue moved to Myrtle Beach, S.C., where he was a sign designer for Peterson Outdoor Advertising. In 2001, they moved to Lamb, along the Ohio River, returning to North Webster in 2014.

He enjoyed oil painting and wood sculpting, with his artwork earning an award in a juried art show in Myrtle Beach. He was a member of the Country Bible Church, North Webster.

He is survived by a son, Steve (Barbara), of North Webster; and sisters: Peggy Inman, of Hartford City; and Reta Cooperrider, of Phoenix, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27 with Pastor Tim Jones at the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Traditions Hospice in Mishawaka.

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