John Arthur Huckaby

John Arthur Huckaby, 52, passed away unexpectedly on December 17th, 2017, from a heart attack. A memorial was held on December 21st at the Cedar Creek gym, 2400 Cedar Creek Drive in Ruston, Louisiana, beginning at 6pm. A viewing was held the following morning, December 22nd at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints at 205 W Woodhaven Road in Ruston, Louisiana, from 9am to 11am. Funeral services followed at 11am with limited seating available. Burial was in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Winnfield, Louisiana, immediately following the funeral. He was born to Gerald Ray Huckaby and Joan Cummings Huckaby (Reeves) on May 3rd, 1965, in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He married his wife Beckie Evans on March 30th, 1989, in the Manti LDS Temple in Manti, Utah. Jay was a loving husband and son, devoted father, a teacher, coach, businessman, close friend, and teammate. Jay never knew a stranger, making friends out of everyone he met. His vibrant life was filled with hobbies that brought him great joy and many friends, his favorite hobbies being the ones he shared with his family. An active member of his faith, Jay served in many capacities in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in both Ruston, Louisiana, and Winnfield, Louisiana. He is survived by his wife Beckie, daughters Megan (Jay Russell) and Rachel, parents Gerald and Goldie Huckaby and Don and Joan Reeves, brothers David Lee (Christina) Huckaby and Darell Reeves, sister Darlene (Earl) Martin, and grandson Nathan, his pride and joy. Pall Bearers: Kyle Finlinson, John David Huckaby, Wayne Curtis Huckaby, Earl Martin, Cody Stroud , Jason Robinson, Jay Russell Miller, and Todd Wold.

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