Wilson - Funeral Services for Mr. David Allen Huckaby, 75 of Lone Grove are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Alexander Gray Funeral Home Chapel in Wilson with Rev. Jim Duck officiating. Interment will follow to Cheek Cemetery.
David was born July 20, 1946 in Ardmore, OK to the late Mr. David Huckaby and Mrs. Gertie (Bondurant) Huckaby Roe. He departed from this life on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Lone Grove, OK.
David was raised in Lone Grove by his beloved mother and step father, Gertie and Sam Roe whom he considered his role model and learned a lot from. He went to school in Lone Grove from grade school to high school until he went into the United States Army in 1965. David was stationed at Carson, CO and was an E-5 SGT. While in the Army, David obtained an GED in 8 hours. He was honorably discharged in 1967 in St. Louis, MO. In 1967, he met Lou Steudeman at Jay's Drive in in Ardmore and later married in 1968 in Bonham, TX. David had also went to college at Murray State for Artificial Insemination for cattle. His work carried him through many interesting places where he met and made many friends along the way. After his stint in the Army, he came back to Ardmore where he had worked at Comet Feed Store and from there, he started David Huckaby Dirt Works also working on Hud projects all over Oklahoma and Texas. David then worked as the owner/operator of H&H Trucking. He enjoyed his cattle, scuba diving, noodling and gardening.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Gertie and Sam Roe; father, David Huckaby; infant brother, Roger Dale Huckaby; daughter, Karen Huckaby; sister and brother in law, Glenda and Robert Williams; and brother in law, Fred Steudeman; sister in law, Karen Roe.
David is survived by his wife, Lou of the home; son, Allen and Cathy of TN; grandson, Layne Huckaby of TN; granddaughter, Elena and Trevor McCarten of Renton, WA; great grandson, Alex McCarten; sister, Sarah and Ray Morgan; brothers, Sammy and Betty Roe, Anthony Roe, and Stanley Roe; sister in law, Judy Steudeman; special nieces, Ann White and Sue Ramsey; great niece, Marilyn "That Other Girl"; special daughter and sons, Rhett, Aaron and Caleb; special daughter, Vera Nika; special friends, Shelly and Tina; canine babies, Keesha and Rue; and by other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Randy Womack, Ray Faulkner, Brad Mize, Ivron McClendon, Eric Roe, and Caleb Steudeman.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Aaron Roe, Jason Roe, Lynn Henry, Buck Vierra and a host of other nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday evening from 6-8 P.M. at Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.
Memories may be shared online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.