James Ray's Story
James Ray "Jim" Huff, 86 of Tazewell, VA died Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA.
Born January 16, 1931 at Hillsville, VA he was a son of the late Teddy Ray and Odessie Grimes Huff.
He was a US Army Veteran. Mr. Huff was a longtime member of Tazewell Baptist Church, Tazewell Lions Club, and McDaniel Masonic Lodge of Christiansburg, VA.
Jim was a lover and collector of antique farm machinery and tractors. He served many years as co-chair of the Antique Farm Machinery division of the Tazewell County Fair.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Huff; daughter, Elizabeth Huff and son, Ed Huff.
He is survived by one brother, Winfred Huff of Christiansburg, VA; one niece and one nephew; many dear friends and his church family at Tazewell Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:00 PM Friday, December 29, 2017 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM with Pastor J.C. Steele officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Tazewell Baptist Church, P.O. Box 592 Tazewell, VA 24651.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on December 27, 2017