Elder Langdon's Obituary
Elder Langdon Eugene Huffman, age 78, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at his residence.
Elder Huffman was born in DeKalb County, Georgia on April 6, 1938, son of the late Lester Langdon Huffman and the late Ruth Mann Huffman. He was also preceded in death by a brother, David Lester Huffman. Elder Huffman was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. He was an ordained minister pastoring churches in Social Circle, GA and Atlanta, GA and was the Pastor of Rome Midway Primitive Baptist Church for 42 years where he was still a member. Elder Huffman was an accomplished pen and ink artist as well as a musician, having played the violin in the Rome Symphony Orchestra and having some of his music compositions published. Elder Huffman was a graduate of Shorter College, taught at Darlington School and retired from the Rome News-Tribune.
Survivors include his wife, Andrea Hall Huffman, to whom he was married on March 27, 1965; a son, Noah Langdon Huffman and his wife, Paula, Purcellville, VA; a daughter, Leah Faith Burris and her husband, Shane, Rome; four grandchildren, Jacob Paul Huffman, Haley Renee Huffman, Stephen Shane Burris and Daniel Langdon Burris; a sister, Virginia Ruth Hildreth and her husband, Elder Joe Hildreth, Ringgold; a sister-in-law, Rebecca Guess Huffman, Cincinnati, OH; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Elder Joe Hayes and Elder Ricky Harcrow officiating. Interment will follow in the Rome Midway Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Saturday from 12 noon until the service time.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Saturday at 1:30pm and include: Arnold Flowers, Marshall Flowers, Andrew Huffman, Shane Burris, Thomas Hart and Jacob Huffman.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Rome Midway Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Arnold Flowers, 1039 Livingston Road, SW, Rome, GA 30161 or to Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd, P. O. Box 163, Rome, GA 30162.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.
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