ObituariesJune 5, 2024
Rodney Huckstep, 63, an automotive electrician known for restoring classic cars and his love for NASCAR, passed away on May 27, 2024. He is survived by his family and remembered fondly by his community.
Rodney Huckstep
Rodney Huckstep

Rodney Huckstep, son of Fay Huckstep of Marble Hill and the late Jerry Huckstep, was born Dec. 30, 1960, in Advance and departed this life Monday, May 27, 2024, at Jackson Manor in Jackson at the age of 63 years.

Huckstep was an automotive electrician for Auto Trim Design in Cape Girardeau and a resident of Bloomfield. He enjoyed restoring old cars, especially his '66 Chevelle, and he was a fan of NASCAR and drag races. He loved sweet tea and his dogs.

Along with his mother, he is survived by his son, Timothy Huckstep of Marble Hill; brother, Randy Huckstep of Thomson, Georgia; two sisters, Dianna Hanners of Jackson and Deborah Abernathy of O’Fallon; three grandchildren, Tyler Huckstep, Bralen Huckstep and Katelyn Huckstep; and three great-grandchildren, Braxton Tims, Kingston Tims and Kinsley Huckstep.

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Other than by his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, David Huckstep.

Graveside services were held in Old Union Cemetery in Bessville.

Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter assisted with arrangements.

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