Mark David Huber, 52


Mark David Huber, 52, of Hamel, formerly of Coffeen, died on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at 4:45 a.m. at Evelyn’s House Hospice Center in Creve Coeur, MO.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 15, at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 16, at the funeral home, with Rev. Jon Sander of Woodburn Bible Church and Fr. Dennis Spies of the Roman Catholic Church officiating. Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery in Coffeen. Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Huber was born on Oct. 17, 1967, in Hillsboro, to Donald Dean and Phyllis Marie (Bauer) Huber. He  graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1985, and graduated from  Southern Illinois University of Carbondale in 1989 with a double degree in Animal Science and Agribusiness.

Mr. Huber was employed with M&M Service Company for 30 years as a Sales Agronomist.  He was a member of Gideon’s International, the Macoupin County Farm Bureau and achieved the Marc of Excellence award (Marketing Activities Recognition Criteria) for Growmark products. 

Mr. Huber was a member of Woodburn Bible Church where he helped lead the youth group. He was an Illinois High School Association (IHSA) referee and an umpire for wrestling and baseball.  Mr. Huber was a St. Louis Blues hockey fan. In his spare time, he enjoyed attending Blues games and traveling with his children.

Mr. Huber is survived by his parents, Dean and  Phyllis Huber of Coffeen; children, Joshua D. Huber of Hamel, Debra A. (Derek) Rhoads of Springfield and Whitney P. Huber of Hamel; brothers, Michael V. (Cheri) Huber of Coffeen and  Matthew D. (Christina) Huber of Elmwood; two grandchildren, Phoenix J. Rhoads and Callen M. Rhoads; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Mr. Huber was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ferdinand and Inez Huber; maternal grandparents, Reiner and Josephine Bauer; and a granddaughter, Madison Joy Rhoads.

Memorials may be directed to Evelyn’s House Hospice Center or the Hillsboro High School FFA Alumni Association. Condolences may be left online at 


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