Charles Duane "Charlie" Huntoon, age 79, of St. Louis, MI, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center – Gratiot, Alma, MI.
Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI, on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Carl Cecil officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Jasper Township Cemetery, Midland County, MI. Visitation will be held on Saturday beginning at 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Charlie was born in St. Louis, MI on October 10, 1941, the son of Henry Abraham and Geraldine Mae (Salsbury) Huntoon. He lived his entire life in the St. Louis area and attended St. Louis Public Schools. He worked at Alma Products for over 40 years, retiring in 2003. On March 23, 1963, Charlie married Emaline Howell at the Riverdale United Methodist Church. They were married 57 years.
Charlie enjoyed hunting and playing cards, especially at Uncle Teal's. He liked to fish and enjoyed time around a bonfire with his family. Most of all Charlie loved his family and spending time with his grandkids.
Charlie is survived by his wife Emaline; son Derrick (Amy) Huntoon of Shepherd, MI; 3 grandchildren: Kasey Jessup, Brooklynn Huntoon, and Brayden Huntoon; 2 sisters: Kathy Bromm and Mary (Bob) Seeley; aunt Macy (Harry) Leonard and several nieces and nephews. Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Tammy Jessup, son-in-law Brian Jessup, 2 brothers: Robert and Larry; and brother-in-law George Bromm.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association - P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charles Duane "Charlie" Huntoon, please visit our floral store.
American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202