Burton Wayne Huff, 46, began his new life in Heaven on September 11, 2010. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor on February 28, 2010, and passed from this life at his home in Stanton, Alabama. Surviving him are his wife Amy Parnell Huff, sons Trent Burton Huff and Casen Robert Huff, father Orbrie B. Huff, sister Lynn (Roger) Robinson of Millbrook, AL, in-laws James & Sandra Parnell of Stanton, AL. He is also survived by his brother-in-laws, Jimmy (Robin) Parnell, Jeff (Sharon) Parnell and Joseph (Jodi) Parnell. Burton leaves behind his nieces and nephews, Jennifer Robinson, James Robert Parnell, Jordan Parnell, Jacob Parnell, Anna Grace Parnell, Jack Parnell and Jenna Parnell.
Preceding him in death were his mother Mary Inez Robertson Huff, and infant sons Trevor and Riley Huff.
Burton was an active member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he committed his life to Christ in February 2008. He was a dedicated father whose greatest love was spending time with his children. A compassionate and generous friend, he could always be counted on to assist anyone in need. Burton was a long-time member of Perry Mountain Motorcycle Club and a dirt bike enthusiast. He rode endurance and harescramble races across the Southeast from his early teens, winning many competitions over the years.
A celebration of his life will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Stanton, AL at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, September 12, 2010. Reverend Danny Rasberry, friends Kurt Wallace and Shane Ogle will pay tribute to a life well lived. Burial will be at Ebenezer Cemetery following the church service. Pallbearers are Landon Carter, Raymond Broderick, John Higginbotham, Keith Chandler, Jerrod Champion, James Burt, Tommy Seales, Allen Green, Ted Anz and Tom Wolffe. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Little, Kenneth Royster, Stewart Harrison, Glenn Hollingshead, James Hathcock, Cecil Cash, Teddy Chadwick, Jeff Thrasher and Chris Greene.
The family received friends at Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home in Selma, AL from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday September 11, 2010.
The family wishes to express our thanks and love to the many friends and relatives who rallied around Burton during his illness, visited him and assisted in caring for him and for his family, especially Penny Gregg, Martha Green, Vicki Anz, & Janet Seales. Our hearts were comforted and blessed by your expressions of love and friendship.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, P O Box 1, Stanton, AL or to the charity of your choice.
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