William H. â??Billâ?ť Huff, 71, died at 6 a.m. May 19, 2013, at St. Ritaâ??s Medical Center.
He was born on Oct. 7, 1941, in Sycamore to Harvey and Edith Jane Cozad Huff, and they preceded him in death. He married Dorothy S. Burris on Nov. 21, 1992, and she survives in Alger.
Bill retired after 34 years from the Lima Correctional Institute, Lima, where he worked as a captain. He loved his guitar and country music.
Also surviving are three sons, Charles (Viola) Huff, of Ada, Billy Huff, of Ottawa, and Randy Burris ,of Alger; three daughters, Jackie (Tim) Deters, of Ottawa, Marlo (Brad) Heffner, of Westminster, and Nikki Parker, of Alger; and 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Mason Heffner.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger, and until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Alzheimerâ??s Association or St. Ritaâ??s Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at hansonneely.com.