Obituary: Charles Huckabay

Charles A. Huckabay, a senior shareholder in Siemion Huckabay, P.C., died suddenly on Friday, Dec. 30. He was 63.

Huckabay was born in New York City but, at the age of eight, moved with his mother, grandmother, 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, then went on to receive his law degree from the University of Detroit School of Law.

Huckabay 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 at St. Regis Church in Bloomfield Hills.

The family suggested contributions in Huckabay’s memory to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.