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Harlan Clair 'Mike' Huestis

Reflector • Updated Dec 17, 2019 at 5:00 PM

NEW LONDON — Harlan Clair “Mike” Huestis died peacefully in his home in New London, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at the age of 85.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Chase) Huestis; children, daughter Rebecca and Tim Rarden of Carlisle, Ohio, son Michael and Connie Huestis of Alexandria, Ind., daughter Carolyn and Tony Hamilton of New London, and son Jeff and Angela Huestis of New London; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Harlan was born Jan. 12, 1934, in New London. He graduated from New London High School and attended Toledo Barber College. He married Joyce (Chase) Huestis in 1955 and they were married for 64 years. Harlan worked as a barber for many years, and various other jobs throughout his life and in retirement. He was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and served in many capacities as needed in the church. He enjoyed his family, gardening and wood working.

Pastor Toby Thomas will officiate a private funeral service for the family Saturday, Dec. 21, with a celebration to honor Harlan’s life at 1 p.m., at Alliance Church in New London, for friends who would like to stop in.

Condolences may be sent to Joyce Huestis, 4631 Ohio 162, New London, OH 44851.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Carolyn Hamilton, 4155 Ohio 162, New London, Ohio 44851, for a memorial to be determined later.

Eastman Funeral Home, New London, is honored to serve Harlan’s family, eastmanfuneralhome.com.

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