Ernest Eugene “Gene” Huffman of Kenna Passes


Ernest Eugene “Gene” Huffman, 86, of Kenna passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at CAMC Memorial Hospital.
Gene was born June 3, 1935, in Charleston, a son of the late Hadie Huffman Sayre. In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Clifford Sayre.
Gene was very active in his life and enjoyed traveling to cross country motorcycle races, to delivering RVs with his wife to dealerships. He ran his own business alongside his wife and son, Huffman Competition Cycles for many years. He also enjoyed trap shooting, racing motorcycles alongside his son, watching NASCAR races, and spending time with his wife and family. Gene was a lover of all animals, especially his dogs. A faithful member of the Pleasant View Church in Kenna, Gene was always willing to spearhead any project.
Gene is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Virginia Gaye (Hunt) Huffman; son Lawrence E. Huffman (Alison); grandson Brooks E. Huffman (Toni); great-grandchildren Daxton and Crosby Huffman; daughter Elizabeth G. (Huffman) Steiner (Jack); Grandchildren, John R. Steiner III, Jennifer A. Steiner and Joseph M. Steiner. Gene is also survived by many cousins and relatives.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 at the Pleasant View Church on Fisher Ridge in Kenna with Pastor David Spencer officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pleasant View Church in Gene’s memory. Online memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Gene registered ATA targets from 1996 thru 2012 amassing 36750 singles targets, 37525 Handicap targets and 22050 doubles targets. Pete dedicated the Scorched Earth Range’s league to Gene.

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