Huffman, Benny Lee

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Benny Lee Huffman, 65, of Newport, VA, departed this life Tuesday evening, March 19, 2019 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. Born in Craig County on October 29, 1953, he was a son of the late Fred G. and Thelma Huffman.

He was a graduate of Giles High School Class of 1971, was retired from the Celanese Plant at Narrows with many years service, enjoyed being employed as a carpenter and was a member of the fellowship of believers at Bethel Chapel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife Linda Dalton Huffman, his grandchildren Courtney Huffman and Caitlyn Huffman, and his six siblings (until his death he took special interest in caring for the needs of his brother Larry).

He leaves to cherish his memory his sons and daughters-in-law Richard L and Debra Craven of Riner, Michael L. and Stephanie Huffman of Newport, and Jason B Huffman of Newport; his daughter and son-in-law Lisa S. and William Johnston of Pearisburg; his sister Dorothy Virginia Black Harry of Paint Bank, VA; his grandchildren Logan Craven, Devin Craven, Morgan McCroskey, Alexis Wingfield, Dalton Huffman, Melanie Wiley, several nieces and nephews (he took special interest in his niece Delores Goneau and nephew Bobby Fisher)

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Ross Cemetery at Maywood in Craig County. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting