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John Herbert Hufton

December 1, 1924 May 21, 2019
John Herbert Hufton
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Obituary for John Herbert Hufton

John Herbert Hufton, 94, of Lillington, NC died Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at his birthplace in Creswell.

Born December 1, 1924 in Washington County he was the son of the late Charlie S. "Vessie" Hufton and Nettie Ward Hufton and was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Craddock Hufton; sisters, Esther H. Davenport and Ruby H. Rose; brother, Joseph S. Hufton. John was a retired postmaster with service at Creswell and Fuquay-Varina, and was a member of Garner Church of Christ. He served enlistments in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion for 68 years.

His family includes his son, John Herbert Hufton, Jr. and wife Dawn of Angier, NC; grandchildren, Bryan Young, Katie Hufton and great grandchild, Kaiden Young.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Scuppernong Church of Christ with Wayne Davenport officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 1:00 to 1:45 pm at the church prior to the service and other times at his sister's residence.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.

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