Benton Scott Huddleston

February 18, 1950 - July 29, 2005
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Benton Scott Huddleston age 55 of Crown Point, IN passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 29, 2005. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Jeanne nee Van Slyke 2 Daughters: Penny Huddleston of Chicago, IL Natalie Adam Van Amstel of Crown Point 1 Granddaughter: Isabella Van Amstel of Crown Point 4 Brothers:Continue Reading

Eileen Scubelek Dimino left a message on August 4, 2005:
Dear Natalie & Family, I'm so sorry to hear about your father. I know it's been a long time, but I couldn't help writing to you. I know it's hard to lose a father...please smile to know that my dad is welcoming yours in Heaven. He'll always be with you. Sincerely, Eileen
John Szczepanski left a message on August 4, 2005:
Dear Jeanne, Natalie and Penny, Pls accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your husband and father. As I was reading through the obituary columns the other day, Scott's name caught my eye. At first I thought it may have been his father but I quickly realized it was my VVLP friend Scott. I remembered the many days Scott and John Stacks and myself spent at Stony Run County Park talking about the building of a Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Scott was one of the founding members. The full, distinctive tone of his voice and his sense of business had a way of making the meetings enjoyable and productive. He was the one w/the business mind. God bless him for his dedication to our cause. Scott was modest about his contributions to the creation of the memorial and he really shyed away from taking the credit he earned for his hard work. We admired him for that trait. I regret that I lost touch w/him because I enjoyed his company. And I regret I did not have the opportunity to her him talk about his girls as they grew into adulthood. You know it is ironic that Scott's passing was just after the passing of General William Westmoreland. I guess the General needed a good soldier to accompany him on his journey to heaven! I can see Scott walking in full uniform w/his four4 Purple Hearts and his Army Comendation w/V proudly displayed. Please know Scott will be remembered in my prayers as will each of you be remembered. God bless you and may His peace be with you.
Jeff Van Slyke left a message on August 2, 2005:
I am proud of Uncle Scott's Distinguished Service to his Country. He is finally at peace. The last time I saw/spoke with him was a couple years ago, it was an enlightening and joyful experience. I am solaced since that experiance is my last memory of Uncle Scott.
Lake County Recorder Office left a message on August 2, 2005:
August 2, 2005, To the Family of Benton Scott Huddleston Dear Family, The Lake County Recorder?s office wishes to extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy during the loss of your loved one. Benton Scott Huddleston will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. Our consolation lies in the fact that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. We know that he was one of God?s own, and so we celebrate his ?homecoming?. He has been given a new, heavenly body that will enter into the presence of the Lord and rejoice among the angels. While we recognize that you are experiencing a time of profound loss and sorrow. Proverbs 3:5-6 states ?Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.? Please remember that God can, God will, and it is up to us to accept what He does. To the family of Benton Scott Huddleston, may the Lord bless you and comfort you. We, the Lake County Recorder?s office, pray that God will ease the pain of your loss through the good memories of his life with you and the legacy that Benton Scott Huddleston leaves behind. Respectfully submitted, Michael A. Brown, Lake County Recorder
Jim Rush left a message on August 2, 2005:
I don't remember where we were going or why--so many years ago, but there was Frank Schere, Jim Jaeger and myself and Scott, the song on the radio was Sweet Little Sheila, we all started singing the song, we were on Lake St. in back of the fairgounds. It was some of the best days of our lives. I will always remember Scott, our youth and the good times. Jim Rush
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Tim Degnan left a message on August 1, 2005:
I'm really sorry to hear about Scott. He was the first friend I met, when we moved to Hobart in 1957, on Ohio Street. My family and I share your lost, of a good friend.
Julie Fusco left a message on August 1, 2005:
My love and prayers are with you during this difficult time. So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10
Marianne Fetcko Harrison left a message on August 1, 2005:
Scott was one of my classmates from Crown Point High School. I remember him as a very nice person and always a gentleman. My thoughts are with all of his family at this difficult time.
Patti Brown Raderstorf left a message on August 1, 2005:
Jeanne,I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Scott. You and your family are in my prayers. I miss seeing you so much, always remember the good times.
PJ Brennan left a message on July 31, 2005:
My deepest condolences to the Huddleston family. I will pray that each of you will somehow find comfort at such a difficult time.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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