OBITUARY

Craig Mason Huggins

October 22, 1946April 3, 2017

Craig Mason Huggins, 70, of Lima, died 9:08 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2017 in the Emergency Room of St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born on October 22, 1946 in Lima to Charles Mason and Elizabeth Frances (White) Huggins who preceded him in death. He had previously been married to Crissie James-Huggins, who survives in Columbus, Georgia. He had also been married to Stephanie White-Huggins who survives in Lima. Mr. Huggins was baptized and a member of St. Paul AME Church here in Lima. Mr. Huggins had been employed as an Oiler at the Ford Motor Company. He retired after 41 years of service. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union # 1219. He was a US Air Force veteran serving for 46 years. He had been stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam War as an airplane fueler. He was a member of the VFW Post 1911 and the American Legion Post #96. He was a 1964 graduate of Lima Senior High School, where he was on the swim team and a member of the class choir. He attended Kentucky State University. He was a life guard at the Bradfield Community Center. He enjoyed scuba diving, sky diving and martial arts. He loved playing all sports. Survivors include his two sons, Calin Mason Huggins and Cameron Michael Huggins both of Lima. Two sisters survive: Sandra D Huggins of Dayton and Rosie Mitchell of Lima, a special friend Vicky Starkey of Lima; eight grandchildren, Cortez Huggins, CeyShon Huggins, Cameron Huggins, Jr, Camden Huggins, Demond Ellis all of Lima, Jastine Huggins of Columbus, Georgia, Cyran Huggins and Lai Lanie Huggins of Shreveport, Louisiana. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 10, 2017 at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home 506 N. Cable Rd. with Pastor Lynwood Holland officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery with graveside military rites conducted by VFW Post 1275 and USAF Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 9 at the funeral home, with his family present from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. There will be no repast. Online condolences can be expressed at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 9, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, April 10, 2017

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Frank and Patti Beane

April 9, 2017

To the Family of Craig, We send our sympathy to you at this difficult time. We have pleasant memories of the fun we had when he brought his cousin ( and our cousin) Sharon to Massillon for a few days. We will pray for God to comfort you as you grieve your loss.

Joyce Oglesbee

April 8, 2017

Rest in peace Craig. We will miss you.

Joyce Oglesbee

April 8, 2017

Myself & Randy are sorry for the loss of Craig. He valued & cherished his family & friends. Craig has fought a good fight, he has finished his course, he has kept the faith. (2 Timothy 4:7). God called & Craig answered His call. God is just a call away. Call on Him & He will answer.

Bevis Courlinda POBox315

April 8, 2017

You have your wings now so fly high my friend, and rest easy you will surely be missed here by all the people that love you until we meet again ,I place a candlelight to help lead your way.
I LOVE YOU MY DEAR FRIEND,,!!!

Margaret (Ulmer) Pryor

April 6, 2017

So sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God be with each one of you.

Cherie Williamson

April 6, 2017

To the family of this great one... My deepest heartfelt condolences. Valued and loved by so many. May peace find its way into your hearts as you move forward in this new space and place. May Craig receive his needed rest.

Toni Crish

April 6, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss- Praying for all of you during this time.. RIH

Nazolla Pernell-Adams

April 6, 2017

To The Huggins Family, May God Give You All The Strength And Peace You Need! You Have My Sincere Condolences!!!
(Westside, Neighbor,Friend)

Debora Bevis

April 6, 2017

My heart breaks at your loss, forever in my heart.

Ginger Bush

April 6, 2017

I went to school with this wonderful man from first grade through twelfth grade. I have childhood memories from Horace man and Craig was such a nice playmate. I am sure he is with the Lord. Rest in peace my friend.

FROM THE FAMILY