February 7, 1939 - February 23, 2021
My Brother Eric Passed to the next life on February 23, 2021 after a long battle with ALS He is the Beloved Father of Fredrik Huff . Grandfather of Oden Huff and Tristan Huff and Brother of John Huff and Billy Huff. Eric was preceded in death by his Father William Charles Huff and Mother Helen Huff. Eric was born February 7, 1939 in Brisbane, Australia. Our family moved to the US in 1947. We settled in High Ridge, MO. Eric went to High Ridge School then to Northwest High School. After graduation, Eric joined the Navy and was assigned to a destroyer the USS Corry. He visited many ports of Call including, Belize, in the Caribbean to Naples, Italy. After the navy, he worked as a butcher at Jansen’s IGA in Chesterfield, MO. After Jansen’s closed the store, Eric went to St. Louis Community College at Meramec, to study dental work. After graduation he started his own Dental Lab, making crowns and bridges for dentists. After selling his business and retiring he bought 120 acres in Madison County, MO and built a log cabin for his family and friends. The driving force in Eric’s life was bear, deer and turkey hunting with a Flintlock .45 caliber which was handmade and engraved by one of his mentor’s. Eric read many books about Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone and used their skills as his own with his Flintlock rifle. Eric was extremely skilled with the Flintlock and was the best shot I’ve ever known. Eric entered many Mountain Men contests with his Flintlock and Axe. Many times Eric would win most events. Eric other interest was finding and collecting Arrowheads, he started at a very young age while he was in high school. He has collected hundreds of Arrowheads and kept a log writing down the area they were found, and numbered each and every one of them. Eric excelled as a painter and won many awards in art contest, painting beautiful nature scenes and historical places. Eric was deeply loved by his family and many friends. Eric is survived by his brother John Huff, son Fred and multiple family members along with his cousins in Australia. In Lieu of Flowers Memorials May Be Made To ALS Association. A Private Service and Burial will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
My Brother Eric Passed to the next life on February 23, 2021 after a long battle with ALS He is the Beloved Father of Fredrik Huff . Grandfather of Oden Huff and Tristan Huff and Brother of John Huff and Billy Huff. Eric was preceded in death... View Obituary & Service Information
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