OBITUARY: Charles Anthony Huckabay


Charles Anthony Huckabay of Beverly Hills died suddenly on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at age 63.

Huckabay was born in New York City but at the age of eight, he moved with his mother, his grandmother, his brother George and sister Lynn to Washington, D.C.

He attended Archbishop John Carroll High School. He attained a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Detroit and then went on to receive his law degree from the University of Detroit School of Law.

He began his law career at Plunkett and Cooney and then 30 years ago founded his own firm, Siemion, Huckabay, Bodary and Morganti.

Huckabay is survived by his wife, Kristine Lee (nee Mohr). They had recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.

He is also survived by his children, Liz Chinonis (Tom), Katie Huckabay, and Jonathan Huckabay (Alexandra); his grandchildren John Thomas Chinonis, James Chinonis, and Kasey Chinonis; his parents Phyllis and Mahlon Norton; and his siblings George (Rebecca) and Lynn Foster (Jonathan). He was pre-deceased by his father, Carl Huckabay.

Funeral Mass was conducted Tuesday, Jan. 3, at St. Regis Church in Bloomfield Hills.

The Huckabay Family is suggesting contributions in his memory to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.

Published: Wed, Jan 4, 2012