TOMMY CLYDE HUCKABY, 74, passed away on Nov. 15,
2006 in Eastland, TX. Graveside services with
military honors were held at Necessity Cemetery.
He was born Tommy Clyde Huckaby on Dec. 7, 1931
in Caddo to Richard Claude and Rhoda Elizabeth
Kesterson Huckaby. He was raised in the Caddo,
Necessity and Ranger area. He was a graduate of
Ranger High School at Ranger, TX & Cisco Jr.
College. He married Marjorie Catlin in March
of 1951 in Breckenridge. He served in the U.S.
Army during Korea, being honorably discharged.
He worked as a service station attendant for F
&R Oil Company in Ranger early in his career. He
worked for and became manager of Premier Service
Station in Eastland, on the corner of Marsh and
Main Street for 20+ years. In the 1970ís he began
working for R.E. Dye in Breckenridge and in 1978
opened Huckaby Tire Service in Breckenridge, which
he sold in 1982. He enjoyed raising cattle, goats
and farming. Fishing & hunting were favorite pastimes
for him. He was a member of the Apostolic Lighthouse
Church in Breckenridge and VFW Post 4136 in Eastland
At the time of his death, Tommy was survived by a
daughter, Margaret OíNeil (RHS-1970) of Evant, TX;
a son, Tim Huckaby (RHS-1986) of Eastland; 3 sisters,
Mabel Carter and Leona Huckaby Carter (RHS-1942) of
Abilene and Minnie Huckaby Dunson of Early; 9 grand-
children; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Huckaby
in 1991; a daughter, Marilyn Kay Jackson (RHS-1976) in
1982; a son, Tommy Wayne Huckaby in 1956; 4 brothers,
Richard Huckaby, Eulon Huckaby, W.E. Huckaby, and