Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Richard Huskins

   Richard “Huck” W. Huskins, 64, of Beaverton, died Jan. 14, 2006 at Bay Regional Medical Center in Bay City following a short illness. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan on May 27, 1941 the son of William and Muriel (Tackman) Huskins, Marie Jozwiak-Hetherington. He married Gail Sharrard on Aug. 3, 1968 in Bay City. He lived in Gladwin County since 1978, having previously resided in Bay City. He was a pipefitter at Dow Chemical and served in the United States Coast Guard. He was a member of Albright Shores Eagles Club Aerie #3655, American Legion and Chick n Bub Club.

   Surviving are his wife, Gail Huskins of Beaverton; four children, Bill (Rose) Huskins of Beaverton, Wendy (Daniel) Bridges of Midland, Brian (Hillarie) Huskins of Rockford and Jennifer Weaver (Dash Twiggs) of Holt; seven grandchildren, Ryan, Bradley, Jordanne, Justin, Jazmine, Isaiah and Chase; his brothers and sisters, Darlene (Carlos) Torrez of Jacksonville, Florida, Jack (Suzanne) Hetherington of Kawkawlin, Sally Hetherington of Bay City and Carole (Arlen) Salgat of Wolverine; his brother, Dan (Martha) Hetherington of Linwood; his mother-in-law, Ethel Sharrad of Essexville; two brothers-in-law, Dan and Gary Sharrard; and one sister-in-law, Carol Roe. He was predeceased by his parents.

   Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at Hall Funeral Home in Gladwin with Rev. Father Jeff Donner officiating. Memorial contributions may be made according to the wishes of the family.

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