John Douglas Huckaby, 46, Stockton, passed away on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in El Dorado Springs on Oct. 30, 1966, to Mary Catherine Huckaby and Steven Douglas Huckaby Sr.
In 1995 he met and later married his wife, Melissa. They had a daughter, Natalie Nicole, in 1996, and in 2009 adopted their son, Logan Dean Loomis.
John was considered a jack-of-all-trades and could fix about anything. He had a love for Ford trucks. He was also a devoted husband and wonderful father. John put his family first. He was a loving and devoted friend to many.
John is survived by his wife, Melissa; daughter, Natalie; son, Logan, all of the home in Stockton; his mother, Mary Huckaby, El Dorado Springs; his father, Steve Huckaby Sr, El Dorado Springs; a brother, Steve Huckaby Jr.; two sisters, Jeanne Marshall and Teressa McGraw – all of El Dorado Springs; along with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many other family and friends.
Graveside services were held in Clintonville Cemetery on Thursday, Aug. 29, with Rev. Brent Bland officiating.
There was a family gathering at the Eagle’s Banquet Room after the funeral service.
Memorial contributions to be made to the John Huckaby Memorial in care of Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs.