Richard B. (Rich) Huggins

Richard B. (Rich) Huggins, 57, went home to be with Jesus on April 19, 2013.

He was born Oct. 6, 1955, to Donald B. and Rose (Marie) Huggins.

Rich was a member of the Operators Union and attended Family Worship Center in Reno, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife and best friend, Linda S. Huggins; son, Bradley D. Huggins (Tracie); and two boys he raised as his sons, Aaron Rodgers and Jason Grayson. He had two grandchildren, Cody and Caitlyn from Brad and his wife, Tracie, and two from Jason and Leisel, Victoria and Kadence. His grandchildren were the light of his life. He is also survived by four sisters, Donna Nelson (Jennings), Sharon (Huggins) Slagle, Debra Guinn (Roger) and Connie Lemley (Harold); and a special man whom he considered his brother, Howard Melrose and family.

Services will be 7 p.m. Monday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Brady Stephens officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday.

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