Obituary photo of James Hufford, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

James Edward Hufford

1930 - 2017
Obituary photo of James Hufford, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

James Edward Hufford

1930 - 2017

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:00am
South Knollwood Baptist Church, 1813 SW 29th Street, Topeka, KS 66611
Interment:
West Lawn Memorial Gardens
820 SW Auburn Road, Topeka, KS 66615

Interment:
West Lawn Memorial Gardens
820 SW Auburn Road, Topeka, KS 66615
James Edward Hufford, 86, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, less than three days after his beloved wife, Esther Lorraine (Wulfkuhle) Hufford.

James was born December 25, 1930, in Bolivar, MO, to Edward Aveington and Vica Marie (Gann) Hufford. He graduated from Springfield Senior High School in 1949. After graduation he joined the US Air Force, serving four years. James joined the Topeka Fire Department on April 1, 1955 and retired as a Battalion Chief on December 31, 1990. James and Esther were long-time members of South Knollwood Baptist Church. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and leather work. James and Esther enjoyed flea markets, southern gospel music, and spending time with their family and church friends.

He is survived by his three children, Pam North, Ron (Vicki) Hufford and Brenda (Charlie) Diegel; six grandchildren, Lacey Hufford, Nick (Becky) Diegel, Maggie North, Andy (Savannah) Diegel, Chris North, and Kodie Hufford; and three great-grandchildren, Naomi North, Ryker Hufford, and Evyn Diegel.

James was preceded in death by his wife; and sister, Isabel T. Martin.

A funeral service for both Esther and James will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at South Knollwood Baptist Church, 1813 SW 29th Street, Topeka, KS 66611. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Gardens, Topeka. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Ave., Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Knollwood Baptist Church.

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James Edward Hufford, 86, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, less than three days after his beloved wife, Esther Lorraine (Wulfkuhle) Hufford.

James was born December 25, 1930, in Bolivar, MO, to Edward Aveington and Vica Marie (Gann) Hufford. He graduated from Springfield Senior High School in 1949. After graduation he joined the US Air Force, serving four years. James joined the Topeka Fire Department on April 1, 1955 and retired as a Battalion Chief on December 31, 1990. James and Esther were long-time members of South Knollwood Baptist Church. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and leather work. James and Esther enjoyed flea markets, southern gospel music, and spending time with their family and church friends.

He is survived by his three children, Pam North, Ron (Vicki) Hufford and Brenda (Charlie) Diegel; six grandchildren, Lacey Hufford, Nick (Becky) Diegel, Maggie North, Andy (Savannah) Diegel, Chris North, and Kodie Hufford; and three great-grandchildren, Naomi North, Ryker Hufford, and Evyn Diegel.

James was preceded in death by his wife; and sister, Isabel T. Martin.

A funeral service for both Esther and James will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at South Knollwood Baptist Church, 1813 SW 29th Street, Topeka, KS 66611. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Gardens, Topeka. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Ave., Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Knollwood Baptist Church.

To share your memories of James or leave a special condolence message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.
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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:00am
South Knollwood Baptist Church, 1813 SW 29th Street, Topeka, KS 66611
Interment:
West Lawn Memorial Gardens
820 SW Auburn Road, Topeka, KS 66615

Interment:
West Lawn Memorial Gardens
820 SW Auburn Road, Topeka, KS 66615

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