OBITUARY: Ronny Huddleston


Ronny Huddleston, age 79 of Gallatin, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2023.

Mr. Huddleston was born September 5, 1944 in Smith County to the late William Henry Huddleston and Effie Ocie Woodard Huddleston.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by great-great grandson, Zaiden Hoy; brother, Billy Frank Huddleston; sister, Jolene Bradley; and brother-in-law, Billy Bradley.

He is survived by wife of 47 years, Sandra Moore Huddleston of Gallatin; children, Jenny Gann of Bethpage, Connie Taylor (Billy) of Gallatin, Dawn Dale (Tiffany) of Hermitage, and Eric Huddleston of Clarksville; brother, Danny Huddleston (Bonnie) of Castalian Springs; sister, Helen Durham (Donald) of Gallatin; grandchildren, Renee Hoy, Matt West, Kaitlyn Freeman (Devin), Hailey Warren (Chance), Jacob Taylor, Jared Taylor, Noah Huddleston, and Ethan Huddleston; great-grandchildren, Michael Hoy, Hunter Hoy, Jaden Gurley, Camden Escue, Braylin Suddarth, Jay Lee Parker, Graylen Warren, Kayson Parker, River Warren, and Kobe Stout; and great-great grandchildren, Nova Hoy, Mason Hoy, and Oaklynn Hoy.

Mr. Huddleston took great pride in his 58 years he worked in the tool and die industry where he was well known as a master toolmaker. He cherished his family and friends and instilled the values of hard work, honesty, and love. He had a passion and talent for gardening, birdwatching, and cooking. He found great joy in spending time playing with his grandchildren and he created a special bond with each of them. Mr. Huddleston will be forever in the hearts of his family and friends. Until we meet again.

Funeral Service will be on Saturday, December 30th at 2:00 p.m. at Sellars Family Heritage at Gallatin. Visitation will be Friday, December 29th from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 30th from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow the service at Sumner Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, 5526 West 13400 South, #510 Herriman, UT 84096.

Online condolences may be submitted at

Sellars Family Heritage at Gallatin, 100 E. Albert Gallatin Avenue, Gallatin, TN 37066. 615-452-7115. Obituary line 615-452-5900. E-mail: [email protected].


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