John George Huck Jr., loving husband, dad, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away at age 81 on Friday September 14, 2012 in New Braunfels, Texas. He was born to John George Huck and Gertrude Rueger Huck in Queens New York on April 25, 1931.
After attending Southside High School in New York he joined the United States Air Force. While stationed at Randolph Air Force base he met and married the love of his life, Shirley. They were married on July 13, 1952 and were married for almost 55 years before she preceded him in death. John worked at City Public Service in San Antonio for 30 years. After retiring he worked for New Braunfels Utilities for 10 years before retiring. He was a member of the Optimist Club and enjoyed being around his family and was always involved in his children’s activities.
John was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Shirley Huck. Surviving family members are children: Dan and his wife Lynette, Bruce, and Pamela. Grandchildren: Sean and his wife Megan, Adam and his wife Deanna, Jeric, T.J. and Megan, and one great-granddaughter, Morgan.
Visitation will begin on Monday, from 4-8 pm at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels. Services will be held on Tuesday September 18, 2012 at 11:00 in the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Douglas Bielefeldt officiating. Burial will follow at the San Jose Burial Park in San Antonio, Texas.