Derek Shawn Huff passed away February 5, 2012 in Amity, Oregon. He was the third son born to Max and Patty Huff on July 26, 1980 in Salem.
Derek was raised in the Amity and McMinnville areas, and attended high school in Amity. After graduating high school, he spent time in Hawaii where he completed his dream of becoming a certified Master Diver and taught the skills of scuba diving.
Upon returning to Oregon in 2005, he married his wife Sarah Bennie, and together they built a home in Carlton, OR where they began a new family with his son, Daniel, and a baby daughter, Cameron.
Derek was a loving husband, great father, and hard worker. He was a skilled plumber. He enjoyed the great outdoors. There were many fishing, camping, white water rafting, and other outings with family and friends throughout the years.
Derek is survived by his wife Sarah, son Daniel, and daughter Cameron, whom he loved with all of his heart. He is also survived by his parents, Max and Patty Huff, of Amity, and brother, Darrell Huff, of Amity, grandfather, Mercer Hart, of NC, and grandmother, Shirley Huff, of Salem. He was preceded in death by his brother, Danny Huff. He will be greatly missed.
Services will be held on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm at Bethel Baptist Church, 325 Baker Creek Road, McMinnville, Oregon.
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