Lee Funeral Home

11840 Highway 90, Little River, SC


Furman Hoyt Huggins

November 25, 1932November 1, 2019

Furman Hoyt Huggins, 86, passed away on November 1, 2019. Mr. Huggins was born on November 25, 1932, in Horry County. He was a son of the late Rufus James Huggins and the late Fronnie Stroud Huggins. Furman graduated from Floyds High School and attended Clemson University. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in Europe at the end of the occupation. In 1976, Mr. Huggins purchased the Pelican Motel in Cherry Grove Beach which he owned and operated, along with his son, F. Tracy Huggins, since that time. He was a long time member of Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church where he was a faithful member for many years.

Mr. Huggins is survived by: Susie McLauchlin Huggins, his wife of 31 years; sons, F. Tracy Huggins (Nancy) and Johnny Huggins; daughters, Shirley Huggins Cotton (Ray), Molly Bruton, and Amy Washco (David); six grandchildren, RiAnna (Herbert), Justin (Mandy), Ayden, Riley, Savannah, and Amanda Pope; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Lee; one brother, Billy (Lavenia); and one sister-in-law (Marie); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Huggins is predeceased by six brothers, Grover, Venston, Hicks, Wade, R.J., and Nolan; four sisters, Esther, Lucille, Muriel, and Gussie; as well as Jewel Hill Huggins, the mother of his children. He was also loved by many nieces, nephews, and special friends. He will be remembered for his love of family, his motel, and Clemson football games. When his health allowed, he was an avid jogger and could be seen daily running all over Cherry Grove Beach.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, November 5th, in the church sanctuary at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, 410 6th Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC, with Pastor Daryl Bush officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Family Life Center. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, 410 6th Avenue South, Box 277, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29597.

A guestbook is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.

Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.


  • Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 5, 2019


Furman Hoyt Huggins

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Ruth Brady

November 8, 2019

Dear Susie, Tracy and family - I send my love and prayers to you all. I am so, so sorry for your loss of such a kind, giving and wonderful man - so many happy memories.

Ruth E. Brady

Linda Sessions

November 6, 2019

Tracy, Nancy , Ayden and Suzy i just wanted to let you know that I’m thinking about you in your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
Love, Linda sessions

Jennifer Lowery

November 4, 2019

Mother and I are so sorry for your loss Tracy and family . Many summer memories spent as a child and adult with your family at the Pelican Motel it was a great pleasure to have known your father . May God bless your family and comfort you during this time .

Walt & Marie Taylor

November 4, 2019

Susie & Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Our love, Walt & Marie Taylor