David Brent Huddleston, 52, resident of Pearl, MS and former resident of Tippah County, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 22 at Merit Health River Oaks Hospital in Flowood, MS.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 9 AM to 10 AM Saturday, June 26 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. A Graveside Prayer will be at 11:30 AM Saturday, June 26 in Falkner Cemetery.
Brent was born May 1, 1969 in Ripley and was the son of the late Aubrey "Guy" and Bobbie Ruth Passon Huddleston. He was a graduate of Falkner High School and continued his education at Northeast Mississippi Community College.On September 8, 1988, he married his beloved wife Brenda Cooley Huddleston who survives.
A lifelong member of Falkner Baptist Church, Brent was a valued employee of Nissan for 18 years as long as health permitted.
A good-hearted, kind spirited man and avid Mississippi State/ Dallas Cowboys fan, Brent was a devoted husband, father and brother. He loved to make people laugh and smile, enjoyed cooking and good food and found pleasure in being an Uber/Lyft driver. With a great giving heart, Brent would do what he could to help someone in need, family, friend or stranger.
In addition to his wife of 32 years, memories will be shared by his children, Kayla Sween (Richard) of Flowood, Kristin and Matthew Huddleston both of Pearl, one sister, Cheryl Smith (Shane) of Ripley and a host of family.
Memorials may be directed to Blair Batson Children's Hospital, 2500 North State St., Jackson, MS 39216.
The family request social distancing and the use of masks , also dress in MSU colors to honor Brent.
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