OBITUARY: John P. ‘Hugo’ Huheey

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Mr. John P. “Hugo” Huheey, age 83, of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2023.

Born June 2, 1940, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he is the son of the late George Mercer Huheey and Mary Jane Weaver Huheey.

During his life, he had served as Plant manager for Cedar Hill Farms Dairy in Cincinnati, Ohio; Regional Sales Manager for United Dairy Farmers in Cincinnati, Ohio; and last as National Sales Manager for Martha White Pet Food Division in Brentwood, Tennessee.

After retirement, he started his own business in golf club making, repair, and fitting – Hugo Clubfitter. He received multiple accolades including Tennessee Club Maker for 2008 and 2009.

He was an avid golfer his entire life from grade school on. His greatest pleasure was the opportunity to play golf for a week at Augusta National, staying in the bachelor quarters.

He took up fishing and hunting at an early age with his Grandpa Weaver’s guidance. He was given the opportunity to hunt and fish all over North and Central America until moving to Tennessee.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn J. Huheey.

He is survived by his wife of forty eight years, Barbara Benham Huheey; sister-in-law, Marsha Fisher (Ed), brother in law, Walter Benham; two nieces, two nephews, one great niece and two great nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. John P. “Hugo” Huheey will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, July 29, 2023, in the Bryant Chapel of First United Methodist Church. Visitation Saturday, July 29, 2023 from 1:00 P.M. until service time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Tennessee Golf Foundation, 400 Franklin Rd., Franklin, TN 37069 (TNGolfFoundation.org) or to Tunnels 2 Towers Foundation (t2t.org)

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142 www.ligonbobo.com

 

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