Lynn Earl Huddleston, 66, Louisville, KY died Monday, August 24, 2020. He was the son of the late Earl and Frances Walker Huddleston and was born May 29, 1954 in Columbia, KY.
Lynn Earl was also preceded in death by 3 aunts: Virginia Huddleston (Albert) VanZant, Frances Huddleston Link and Dimple Huddleston (Foster) Duerr; 4 uncles: Paul, Charles, Walter D. (Jean) and Harold Huddleston; 3 cousins: Joseph and Philip (Margaret) Huddleston and Mary Beth Huddleston Rowe.
Lynn Earl was a graduate of Transylvania University and a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. He earned his Masters in Education degree at the University of Louisville. Lynn Earl taught science in the Jefferson County Public Schools for many years. His love of teaching and compassion for the students resulted in awards and appointments, including: serving as an adjunct professor in the U of L Education Department, being elected president of the Kentucky Science Teachers Association, serving as district-wide resource teacher for 88 elementary schools, and winning the Presidential Award for Elementary Science Teaching in Kentucky.
He was an active member of the Cathedral of the Assumption, and during his retirement, he volunteered for Hospice, Norton’s Children’s Hospital and the Home of the Innocents. Lynn Earl was an avid University of Kentucky sports fan, enjoyed playing bridge, but most of all, loved to spend time with family and good friends.
His chosen granddaughter: Chloe Koser
Aunt: Mary Helen (Huddleston Miller);
Cousin and chosen sister: Laura Huddleston (Bill) Snyder and her family, chosen nephew, Will (Laurin) Snyder and chosen niece, Elizabeth (Rachel) Snyder
Cousin, friend and caregiver-extraordinaire: Amy E.H. Wilson
Cousin and steady friend Ward Wilson
Chosen brother, childhood friend and companion: Daniel W. “Danny” Ellis
Friends: Vince and Stephanie Koser
A host of close, dear friends.
Lynn Earl loved and was loved by his large extended Huddleston family which includes: aunts Martha Jane Huddleston, Louise Huddleston and Karla Huddleston; 1st cousins Lee Huddleston, Heidi Huddleston, David (Tammy) VanZant, Russell (Janice) VanZant, Charles A. Huddleston, Brenda Huddleston (Bob) Stith, Steve Huddleston, Phil Dee (Sandy) Huddleston, Linda Duerr Whitaker, Gary Duerr, Keith Duerr, Tom Huddleston, and a host of 2nd and 3rd cousins, all of whom gather each October to celebrate family, an occasion Lynn Earl never missed.
As requested by Lynn Earl, cremation was chosen. Due to Covid-19, the funeral service is private.
Graveside service: Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10:00amCT at Haven Hill Cemetery
Donations in his memory are requested to the Cathedral of the Assumption, Home of the Innocents, Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY or to a charity of one’s choice.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.