Douglas L. Huyck, 73, of Owosso, MI, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Ovid Healthcare Center.
A Memorial visitation will be held at at Ovid VFW Post #8964, 218 South Main Street, Ovid, Michigan, 48866 Monday, June 14, 2021 from 4-8 P.M. Military Honors will be presented at 8 p.m.
Doug was born in St. Johns, MI on April 27, 1948, the son of James and Lorraine (Motta) Huyck. He graduated from Ovid High School class of 1966. On August 16, 1975 he married Sharlyn Moore in Elsie, MI. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War during the years of 1966-1972. He was a member of the Ovid VFW Post #8964 and the Elsie American Legion Post #502.
He worked for Michigan Milk Producers in the warehouse for many years, then began running the butter churn and making the worlds best butter, until he retired in 2009. Ovid was the center of his world. He served the city through the Ovid Lions Club, Ovid Memorial VFW Post #8964, and relaxing with the Ovid golfers. The Big Falls Hunting Camp was dear to his heart. Doug was an avid hunter and enjoyed walleye fishing on the Tahquamenon River. He was a member of the Owosso Conservation Club.
He leaves behind his wife, Sharry, brother, Leonard and Linda of Ovid, brother Alan and Tammy Cohoon of Owosso, sisters-in-law, Jacqulyn Spillner and Laura Moore and two nieces, Renae Huyck and Tabitha, two nephews , Rhett Huyck and Jeff Spillner. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be made to Ovid Memorial VFW Post 8964, C/O Leonard Huyck, 1106 North Shepardsville Road Ovid, MI 48866.
Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI.
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