Leslie Gene Huddleston, 83, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away on June 7, 2018. He was born on December 23, 1934 in Oklahoma City, OK to Leslie and Mae (Wilkerson) Huddleston.
Gene was united in marriage to Diana Schultz on June 21, 1975 in Overland Park, KS. He worked at the North Kanas City Hospital in the Nuclear Medicine Department for 25 years as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist prior to working at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs before his retirement in 2011. Gene enjoyed traveling, reading, watching movies, listening to music and playing Sudoku.
Survived by his wife of 42 years, Diana Huddleston of Blue Springs, MO; children, Scott Huddleston (Lisa) of Warrensburg, MO, Pat Huddleston (Kelly) of Kearney, MO, Jeannie Arndt of Ft. Dodge, IA, Cindy LaRiviere of Capitola, CA, Julie Howard of Lee’s Summit, MO; 17 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the chapel. Memories of Gene and words of comfort for the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.