Obituary: Larry Phillip Huff


Larry Phillip Huff, 76, of Batesville, departed this life on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Cave City, Ark.

He was born in Batesville on June 26, 1944, to Austin J.R. Huff and Beatrice Lucille Haigwood Huff. During his working years, he was in the logging industry.

He enjoyed telling intriguing stories about Bigfoot. He also enjoyed fishing, camping, and exploring caves, especially around the Sandtown area.

Larry is survived by his daughters, Julie Burns and her husband, Billy, of Batesville, and Phyllis Jean Burks and her husband, Anthony, of Batesville; a brother, John Huff and his wife, Jeannie of Batesville; a sister, Tressie Robbins, and husband, James, of Batesville; two grandchildren, Brandie Burks and Kelsey Huff; three great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Randall Huff and Tasker Huff, and three sisters, Linda Brock, Paulette Tate, and Mary Lee Huff.

A Funeral Service will be Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Doty Southside Funeral Service, 2180 Batesville Blvd, Southside with Bro. David Insell officiating. Burial will follow the service in Lee’s Chapel Cemetery in Sand Town.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. until service time.

Pallbearers will be Doug Tate, Steven Parks, Billy Burns, Gary Brock, Travis Robbins, and Travis Tate.

We will be complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines in limiting indoor attendance to 50 people at one time and will be practicing social distancing. All attendees must wear masks before entering the facility.

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