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Happy Halloween everyone. Sunny skies for today with highs again in the low and mid 70's. High pressure will allow things to cool down quickly for trick or treaters. Temps tonight fall to the low and mid 40's. Sunny skies all weekend. Saturday and Sunday peak in the low and mid 60's.
Remembering Bill Huffhines
JEFFERSON COUNTY - Friends and family are remembering Beaumont architect Bill Huffhines following a tragic accident on Saturday.
The 80-year-old was killed while mowing grass on his property in the 22000 block of Highway 365 in Fannett.
Jefferson county sheriff's deputies say the tractor he was on entered a pond and flipped over pinning him underneath.
Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
Huffhines was a retired architect. He designed the Region 5 building in
Beaumont and is credited with leaving behind a legacy of work with
area school districts, hospitals and projects for the housing and urban development program.
KFDM received nearly 100 comments from people sharing their condolences on our Facebook page and we'd like to share a few of them with you:
Mike Hamilton writes: "He was a great man, good friend, served his church and community quite well. He will be missed."
Michael Rodgers wrote: "He was a very good friend of ours. Everyone
loved his smile and his friendly attitude."
Janeen whatley conner-berry writes: "Peace be with his family and friends in their time of sorrow."
Huffhines is survived by his wife, daughter and grandchild.
Funeral arrangements are pending with Broussards on Major Drive in Beaumont.