February 21, 2014
Date of Service: February 25, 2014
Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper
Max Edward VanHuss, 71, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
He was born in Washington County, a son of the late Ray and Bernice Miller VanHuss. He had lived his entire life in Carter County.
He was a 1961 graduate of Hampton High School. Formerly he was a Dairy Farmer, Construction worker; he was retired as a truck driver with Richard Diehl Trucking Company and Houston Transportation.
Max was a member of Siam Baptist Church and the Farmers Market Sunday School Class. He was a member of the Elizabethton Moose Lodge.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Ray E. VanHuss, Jr.
Survivors include his wife: Brenda Hardin VanHuss; A Son: Terry VanHuss; A Grandson: Dustie VanHuss; a granddaughter: Brittany VanHuss Davis and her husband, Kenny; Great grandsons: Rayden Davis & Lucas Davis; and soon to be great-granddaughter: Karleigh Davis; His Sister & Brother-In-Law: Mary Ann VanHuss Stout and her husband, Jerry; His sister-In-law: Margie Gibson VanHuss, Richmond, Virginia; Several nieces & nephews; His special four legged pal, “Corey.”
A Service to celebrate the life of Max VanHuss will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2014, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Burl Sluder and Mr. Jerry Stout officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2014, in Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Music will be provided by Bill & Miranda Anderson. Active Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, will b; Jeremy Stout, Tony Hardin, Clay Hardin, Terry Pierce, Chris Cornett and Billy Frank Myers. Honorary Pallbearers will be: The Farmers Market Sunday School Class of Siam Baptist Church, Employees of Richard Diehl Trucking Company, Gene Edwards, Tommy Edwards, Johnny Hardin, Joe Hardin, Lindsay Rash, Steve Campbell, Ronnie Hazelwood and other friends and neighbors too numerous to name.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of the 4300 Wing and 2700 ICU Staff of Johnson City Medical Center, Dr. Charles Famoyin, Kay Thomas, Dr. Todd Whitaker and Staff and Dr. Kyle Colvett.
To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Max to the Siam Baptist Church, 2414 Siam Road, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at his residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery.
Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the VanHuss Family.