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Joseph Dean Huxman

9/18/2013

Joseph Dean Huxman, 87, Russell, formerly of Natoma and Tehachapi, Calif., died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Hays Medical Center.

Joseph Dean Huxman, 87, Russell, formerly of Natoma and Tehachapi, Calif., died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 24, 1925, in Pretty Prairie to John Walter and Mryl (Bixler) Huxman. He attended high school in Natoma.

He married Mamie Mravinec on April 14, 1950, in Russell. He worked with pilots and astronauts with Life Support Tech until retirement in 1983. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, of 63 years, of the home.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Bible Baptist Church, Russell; burial in Russell City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.