HUFFMAN ~ Ivory Clay Huffman, 81, departed his life in peace February 10, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones. Ivory was born November 23, 1937 to John Leonard Huffman and Magnolia Huffman in North, South Carolina (Orangeburg County). He moved from Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida where he attended St. Pius Elementary School, James Weldon Johnson Middle School and Stanton High School. After high school, Ivory relocated to New York and later to Seattle, Washington, where he retired as a law enforcement officer in 2005. He made a decision to return to Florida in 2018, because of his illness, where he lived in Fleming Island, Florida, until his death.
Ivory leaves many family and friends whom he loved and loved him, son, David Herbert of Oklahoma; brothers, Farom Williams and Eric Williams of Maryland; Bernice Huffman, aunt of North, South Carolina; Melzetta Whitmore; cousins, Michell Whitmore, Paulette Hall (Bobby), Patty Alexander, Darrell Whitmore, Rodney Whitmore (Barbara Chavez), Jeffrey Whitmore (Sally); special friends, William Covington, Liam & Linda Gibbons, Michiko Harada (special friend), Mia Bailey, Rassuli Fortune, Claudia Anthony; other relatives and sorrowing friends.
Ivory enjoyed dancing and listening to his “Oldies but goodie” music. Sometimes he would be up at 4:00 a.m. cutting a step.
Memorial Service for Ivory Clay Huffman will be 11:00 AM Monday, February 25, 2019 at The Soutel Chapel, 5065 Soutel Dr., Bishop La Shaun M. Crawford, Jr., Officiating. Because of the love of his family, arrangements will be entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Dr, 904.924.9400.