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Richard W. Huff, 68 – Member of Coal Region Racing Hall of Fame

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Richard W. Huff, 68, of Pine Grove, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Schuylkill Center in Pottsville.

Born on October 2, 1951 in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Harry Sr. and Lorraine Hufnagle Huff.

He was a 1969 graduate of Blue Mt. High School.

Richard worked at Guilford Mills in Pine Grove.

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He owned race cars, enjoyed racing and was inducted into the Coal Region Racing Hall of Fame in April 2019. He also enjoyed softball, taking photographs at the Fredericksburg Speedway and was a New York Yankees Fan.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Donna E. Dinger Huff.

Surviving are a son, Matthew and wife Renee Huff of Pine Grove; four grandsons, Osric, Dryden, Caius and Gideon Huff; three brothers, Harry Huff, Jr. and Bob Huff, both of Florida, David Huff of Friedensburg.

Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove with Pastor Barry Spatz officiating. There will be a visitation on Friday, January 31, 2020, from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the Church.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at

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