Gerald Hamer Huffman
April 26, 1939 – February 7, 2018
Gerald Hamer Huffman, age 78 of Brentwood, TN, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at St. Thomas Midtown. He was born in Nolensville, TN. Gerald was most comfortable outdoors, whether he was on horseback or on the golf course. He enjoyed traveling, woodworking, and worked as a cabinet maker for MDHA. He had an extensive arrowhead collection and was secretly a talented artist. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Linda Huffman; sister, Mary Ann Hamer, and brother, Thomas Hamer. He is survived by his loving wife, Becky Huffman; two sons, Gerald Hamer “Chip” (Susan) Huffman Jr. and John E. Huffman; two step-sons, P. Brocklin “Brock” (Leanne) Parks and Steve (Karen) Parks; eleven grandchildren, John E. Huffman II, Kathryn E. Huffman, Kristena Huffman (Rhett) Butler, W. Alex Huffman, Will Huffman, Connor Huffman, Sam Parks, Emily Parks, Zoe Parks, Jake Parks, and Luke Parks; three great grandchildren, and several other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Hermitage Funeral Home from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm with the Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 pm in the chapel. Military Honors & Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Gerald to Boy Scouts of America or the Monroe Harding Orphanage.
- Gathering of Family & Friends Sunday, February 11, 2018
- Celebration of Life Service Sunday, February 11, 2018
Gerald Hamer Huffman
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February 11, 2018
Becky, Brock, Steve...I'm so sorry for your loss. Gerald was one of the kindest, most gentle men I've ever known. I believe you can find his picture in the dictionary beside "gentleman." He will be greatly missed for sure. My prayers are with you all.
February 10, 2018
Sending my sincere condolences to his family and friends. He always had a smile on his face and it was my honor to get to talk to him when he came to O'Charleys in Brentwood. He had the kindest soul. I will never forget him. RIP my friend
February 9, 2018
Chip and John, please accept my sincere condolences. I'm remembering our bridge club with Gerald and your mom and that great trip to Florida with all you kids. What a good time!
February 8, 2018
Chip and John , I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad , Gerald was a very genuine and kind man .. I will always remember him bringing you both with him to the Hobble House for breakfast.. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all