6 N Main • Caldwell, KS • 620-845-6424
November 23, 1945 ~ July 11, 2018
Lawrence (Larry) Huddleston, 72, of South Haven, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Haysville, Kansas. He was born to Francis and Lela (Mantooth) Huddleston in Wellington, Kansas on November 23, 1945. He was raised on the farm west of South Haven where he attended elementary and high school. In his early years, he found a love of music which lasted through his life.
L.B. to his family and friends, earned his teaching degree in music from Bethany College and went on to teach in Kansas and Colorado. Helping students express themselves through song was a joy in his life.
L.B. retired from teaching and returned to South Haven to help his mother and brother. He worked at the Kansas Welcome Center. He enjoyed welcoming visitors and answering questions to make their travels easier.
He had a special place in his heart for his nephew and nieces, and he was very proud, displaying and sharing their pictures.
Lawrence is survived by one brother, Don Huddleston of Wellington; sister-in-law Bunny Huddleston of Concord, New Hampshire; nephew Justin Huddleston and wife Jamie and their children Leah and Emma of Henniker, New Hampshire; niece, Sarah Dickinson and her husband Reg of Pembroke, New Hampshire; uncle, Charles Mantooth and his wife Ruthie of Woodland Hills, California; aunts, Maxine Mitchell of Caldwell, Kansas, Marie Ann Mantooth of Sterling, Kansas and many cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Darrell Huddleston.
Memorials may be given in memory of Lawrence to South Haven Schools, USD #509 and left in care of the mortuary.
A memorial graveside will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Rose Hill Cemetery, South Haven, Kansas.