Lawrence Guy Huffer

May 20, 1928January 4, 2018

Lawrence Guy Huffer, 89, a native and resident of Staunton, Virginia, husband of the late Elisabeth “Liesel” Blankenberg, died on Thursday, January 4, 2018, in the home of his daughter in Dover, Pennsylvania. He passed away peacefully in his sleep while visiting with family during the holidays.

Lawrence was born on May 20, 1928, to the late Nellie Virginia (Phillips) and Guy Raymond Huffer. He spent his early life in Staunton before moving to Washington, DC and then Takoma Park, Maryland where he and Liesel raised their family.

In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a son, Lawrence G. Huffer, Jr., and his older sister Mary E. Croft; two brothers-in-law, Rev. Warren Reeves and Wayburn Croft.

He is survived by his sister, Lucille V. Reeves of Virginia Beach, Virginia; his twin brother, Lee R. Huffer of Mt. Sidney, Virginia; his youngest brother Meron B. Huffer and his wife, Ruth, of Bealeton, Virginia; his sons, Kenneth L. Huffer of Georgia and Lawrence P. Huffer of Burtonsville, Maryland; his daughters, Alice F. Huffer, Magdalena “Evi” Huffer, and her husband, Brett D. Van Akkeren, of Washington, DC, Sidi V. Huffer of Dover, Pennsylvania; two granddaughters, Noelle A. Huffer of Burtonsville, Maryland and Eva S. and her husband, Vernon L. Packer of Keymar, Maryland; two great-granddaughters, Elisabeth S. and Isabelle G. Packer of Keymar, Maryland; many nieces, and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted 1:00 pm, on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the chapel of Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave. Burial will be in Weyers Cave Cemetery. Mr. Huffer’s cremains will be at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, a light lunch will be provided.

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  • Visitation Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 27, 2018

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January 27, 2018

Thoughts and Prayers are with the entire family. So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Hugs and love to all. Danny, Mary and Lisa Miller (Silver Spring, MD)

Jim, Cindy and Family

January 26, 2018

Evi, Brett and Evi's family, we send our love to you all.

January 25, 2018

Evi and Brett: So sorry to hear about Evi's dad. You are in our thoughts. Love, Wendy & Steve and the girls

Brittany Ashenfelter

January 25, 2018

Dear Evi and Brett,

I've been so sorry to hear about your losses. The photo of your dad is so sweet, I'm sorry I didn't get a chance to meet him. We're thinking about you both.


Brittany & Josh

Tim Van Akkeren

January 20, 2018

Evi and Brett,

It was so sad to hear of Evi's father's passing. We send our sincere condolences.