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John E. "Papa John" Huddleston Sr.

February 26, 1940 ~ February 5, 2020 (age 79)

Obituary

John E. “Papa John” Huddleston Sr., 79 of Benton Harbor passed away February 5, 2020, at Spectrum health Lakeland, St. Joseph. John was born on February 26, 1940, in Buena Vista, MS to the union of Tome and Ivera Huddleston. He had a passion for fishing and watching sports. John worked for Southern Beverage for 25 years and retired.

John is survived by his wife, Ann Huddleston; daughters, Keshar Huddleston, Tabatha Listernbee and Schacetta Listenbee.; sons, John (Tracy) Huddleston Jr. and Jonathan (Iveth) Huddleston; sisters, Mary Helen McAllister, and rosemary (Jessie) Whitelow; granddaughters, Tyeshia (Jermaine) Brown and Tamara Huddleston: grandsons, Derrick Grady, John Huddleston III, Preston (Jessanna) Huddleston, Marcus Huddleston, and Tavarious Holmes;    godsons, Pastor Jeffery DeLoney and Allen Stephenson; special friends, Edwin and Violet Fetke; pets, Honey and Marcus; a host of nephews, Nieces, Cousins, family, and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Tome and Ivera Huddleston; Sons, Terrence Tyrone “Big Ti” Huddleston and Kerry Lynn Huddleston; brothers, Lora, Willie T., Prince and James “Doc” Huddleston; Nephew, Marcus Huddleston.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 13, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Beautiful Gate Baptist Church
809 Territorial
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 13, 2020

12:00 PM
Beautiful Gate Baptist Church
809 Territorial
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
February 13, 2020

Crystal Springs Cemetery
1655 E. Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

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