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Tary Eugene Huff

August 22, 1953 ~ April 16, 2019 (age 65)


Tary Eugene Huff, age 65, of Moravia, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. 

Tary was born on August 22, 1953 in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Harold Eugene “Gene” and Doris Gayle (Sandeen) Huff.  He graduated from Moravia High School.  Tary was united in marriage to Pamela Robinson on March 3, 1973 in Moravia, Iowa.  To this union, three children were born, Jason, Tara and Wes.

Tary was a farmer his entire life.  In his earlier years, he took motorcycle trips with his family and friends throughout the United States.  His hobby and favorite place to vacation was going to a Rodeo. His children and grandchildren were the light of his life.

Left to honor Tary’s memory are his wife, Pam Huff of Moravia; his children, Jason (Johnna) Huff of Moravia, Tara (Guy Jr.) Sample of Albia, and Wes Huff of Moravia; his aunt, Eva May Wallace of Ankeny; his siblings, John (Aleatha) Huff of Harvey, Iowa and Steve (Kathie) Huff of Florida; nine grandchildren, Luke (Fiancé Kate) Huff, Jake Huff, Chace Hamilton, Cole Hamilton, Trey Sample, Guy Sample III, Gus Sample, Hailey Huff, and Hanna Huff; a brother in law, Donnie (Connie) Robinson; and four sisters in law, Janice (Dave) McDonough, Bonnie Robinson, Tammy (Bill) Robinson and Barbara Perkins.

Tary was preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Gayle Huff; his paternal grandparents, Harold “Happy” and Dollie Huff; his maternal grandparents, Hazel “Ma” and Fred Sandeen; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; his in-laws, DeWayne and Edra Robinson; two brothers in law, Butch Robinson and Craig Robinson; as well as his very special Rodeo friend, Joe Soukup.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Lange Funeral Home in Moravia with Pastor Dan Hubbard officiating.  Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Moravia.  A Visitation will take place, Friday, April 19, 2019 at Lange Funeral Home in Moravia, with the family greeting friends from 5:00PM-7:00PM.  Memorials may be made out to Pam Huff, to be determined at a later date, and may be dropped off or mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at

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