Bill Text: VA SJR417 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Frank Huff.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-04-03 - Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ417ER) [SJR417 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SJR417-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Frank Huff.


Agreed to by the Senate, February 23, 2019
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 23, 2019


WHEREAS, Frank Huff, a firefighter who dedicated a lifetime of service to the members of the Rappahannock County community, died on December 4, 2018; and

WHEREAS, a native of Madison County, Frank Huff lived in Sperryville and Washington before moving to Flint Hill while he was in high school; and

WHEREAS, at the age of 16, Frank Huff followed in his father's footsteps as a member of the Flint Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company; he went on to hold nearly every office in the organization, including chief for more than 20 years and president; and

WHEREAS, Frank Huff was one of the first shock-trauma and cardiac technicians in Rappahannock County, and he served as a fire instructor and an emergency medical instructor for many years, teaching generations of fire and rescue personnel in the region; and

WHEREAS, Frank Huff also offered his leadership and expertise to the Rappahannock County Fire and Rescue Association and worked tirelessly to enhance the delivery of public safety services as deputy emergency services coordinator; and

WHEREAS, in addition to serving and safeguarding the community, Frank Huff worked for a soft drink bottling and distribution company for 46 years, retiring as a vending department manager in March 2015; and

WHEREAS, Frank Huff will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Sherry; his son, Robbie; his sister, Connie; and numerous other family members, friends, and fellow firefighters; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Frank Huff, a dedicated firefighter and a respected member of the Flint Hill community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Frank Huff as an expression of the General Assembly's respect for his memory.