Obituaries

Jack C. Huntley

Oct 14, 2021
Huntley, Jack news

Services:

Memorial Services will be at 11;00 a.m. Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Locke Funeral Home.

Visitation:

4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at the funeral home.

Cemetery:

Inurnment will take place at a later date in Union Mound Cemetery, Sumner, IA.

Memorials:

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cedar Valley Hospice

Biography

     Jack C. Huntley. 84, of Independence, formerly of Waterloo, died at the Buchanan County Health Center Thursday, October 14, 2021, of complications of pneumonia.  He was born October 15, 1936, in Waterloo, son of Clyde and Dorathea Huntley.  He graduated from East High School in 1954.  

         Jack married Carole Leyh November 25, 1978, in Cedar Falls.  Jack he worked as an architectural draftsman for Mort Cleveland for 14 years, with his father at Clyde Huntley Construction, and founded with his father and owned The Sled Shed until retiring in 2016.  He was a Boy Scout Leader with Denver Troup 118, a private pilot, and enjoyed all things outdoors including snowmobiling and bird watching from his home overlooking the Wapsi River.  He had recently received his 19 year medallion from AA.

     He is survived by his wife Carole Huntley, son Jeff (Susie) Huntley of Denver, daughter Jill Davis of Aurora‚ CO, son Troy (Julie) Huntley of Rosemont‚ MN, son Zach (Jen) Huntley of Waterloo, grandchildren Alex and Miranda Davis, Jake Huntley, Emily and Melissa Huntley, Nora Huntley, and Stacia (Brian) Nollen, great grandchildren Austin Kraft, Lexi Lumbus and Morgan Jipsen.  He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter Elizabeth Huntley, grandson Chad Musser, and in laws Matt and Mabel Leyh.

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  1. Kim Menken Leer | Oct 19, 2021

    Huntley Family:

    So sorry to hear of Jack's passing. He was a good friend of my Dad, Keith Menken. I have fond memories of going to the house in Denver and playing games with Jeff, Jill and Troy. 

    May the blessings of God heal your sorrows. 

  2. Larry Hanna | Oct 18, 2021
    Prayers to the family!
  3. Kim M Carbiener | Oct 18, 2021
    So sorry for your loss prayers for Jack family.  Jack is my second cousin. I remember going snowmobile with him and his parents a long with my family.  His mom was a very good candle maker. She showed me how to make candle too. 
  4. Jeannine Avery | Oct 18, 2021
    So sorry to hear of Jack's passing. Our friendship goes back many years as Jack built our house in 1975. My sister, Joyce Schlotman Mahoney, baby sat for Jeff and Jill for many years. I was a back up. It was a few years ago that Joyce and I visited with Jack at the Cancer Center, and now they are borh gone. Jack was a special guy. May all of you find strengh in the days ahead and good menories will bring a smile. 
  5. Cindy Miller | Oct 17, 2021
    Love that man. He always made me smile 😃.  Peace and Serenity 
  6. George and Janet Hanusa | Oct 16, 2021

    We had tried to call Jack and sing Happy Birthday to him, not knowing then that it was too late. Jack was a special cousin to Janet, and all of you, Carol, Jeff, Jill, Troy and Zach are special to us.  We sorrow with you. Love, and God's peace.

     

    Janet and George

     
  7. Sheila Elsey | Oct 16, 2021
    Carol, Zach and family. So sorryvto hear of Jacks passing.  A great man with a heart if gold. Heaven gained an angel but he will be missed by all.  My thoughts and prayers are with you as you get thru this difficult time. 
  8. Belinda R Voelschow Massingill | Oct 16, 2021

    So sorry for your loss.  I only had a few encounters with Jack, when he worked on my riding mower, but he made a lasting impression.  Very nice man with lots of integrity.  He made a difference.  

    -Belinda Voelschow Massingill  

  9. Denice Kester | Oct 16, 2021
    Carole and family, I was so sorry to hear about Jack's passing. I so enjoyed talking to him when he called MVS. Please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. He shall be missed. Denice 
  10. Mike and Kris Wester | Oct 16, 2021

    Carole, we were so saddened to hear about Jack. We always loved it when he would stop by and visit! We could see him going downhill before we moved, but he wouldn’s admit it or give up! You stay strong, Carole. You have a great support group with your family! 
    you all have our sincerest sympathies. Jack was a wonderful man. Hugs and prayers.


  11. Tim Trammell | Oct 16, 2021

    Huntley Family,

    We are truly sorry for your loss and our condolences go out to each and every one of you. May Jack rest in peace.

    - The Trammell Family

  12. Jeff and Pam Hart | Oct 15, 2021
    We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Jack's passing. Our live and prayers are with you. Let us know if we can help in any way.

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