TOMMY CLYDE HUCKABY, 74, passed away on Nov. 15,
2006 in Eastland, TX. Graveside services with
military honors were held at Necessity Cemetery.
He was born Tommy Clyde Huckaby on December 7, 1931
in Caddo to Richard Claude and Rhoda Elizabeth
Kesterson Huckaby. He was raised in the Caddo,
Necessity and Ranger area. He was a graduate of
Ranger High School and Cisco Junior College. He
married Marjorie Catlin on March 17, 1951 in
Breckenridge. He served in the U.S. Army during
Korea, being honorably discharged. He worked as
a service station attendant for F & R oil Company
in Ranger early in his career. He worked for and
became manager of Premier Service Station in
Eastland, on the corner of Marsh and Main Street
for 20+ years. In the 1970ís he began working for
R.E. Dye in Breckenridge and in 1978 opened Huckaby
Tire Service in Breckenridge, which he sold in 1982.
He enjoyed raising cattle, goats and farming. Fishing
and hunting were favorite pastimes for him. He was
a member of the Apostolic Lighthouse Church in
Breckenridge and VFW Post 4136 in Eastland County.
At the time of his death, Tommy was survived by a
daughter, Margaret OíNeil (RHS-1970) of Evant, TX;
a son, Tim Huckaby (RHS-1986) of Eastland; 3 sisters,
Mabel Carter and Leona Carter (RHS-1942) of Abilene
and Minnie Dunson of Early; 9 grandchildren; and 11
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Huckaby
in 1991; a daughter, Marilyn Kay Jackson (RHS-1976) in
1982; a son, Tommy Wayne Huckaby in 1956; 4 brothers,
Richard, Eulon, W.E. and Weldon Huckaby.