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Charles R. ‘Chip’ Huckstep

Funeral services for Charles Richard “Chip” Huckstep of Winfield were held at 11 a.m., Friday at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home near Winfield. The Rev. Brian Andrews, pastor of Amazing Grace Baptist Church in O’Fallon, officiated.

Visitation was from 4-8 p.m., Thursday at the funearl home.

Chip, 35, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Born Oct. 16, 1982 in Hannibal, he was the son of William Joe and June Ann Allen Huckstep. Chip was a graduate of Highland Christian Academy. He was united in marriage April 24, 2009 in Warrenton to Danielle Marie Creech. Their home was blessed with six children: Alicia, Jordyn, Kyle, Nickolas, Ivy and Conner.

Chip was a former carpenter for CCS and member of Carpenters Union Local #32. He was currently working as a salesman for Arrowhead Building Supply. Pastor Andrews of Amazing Grace Baptist Church was one of Chip’s many mentors. Chip loved to laugh and cut up. He never knew a stranger. Chip’s personality allowed him to talk to anyone on any level. He loved his children dearly, but his wife was his everything.

Survivors include his wife, Danielle Huckstep of Winfield; and their children, Alicia (Stahlschmidt) Huckstep, Kyle (Stahlschmidt) Huckstep, Jordyn Huckstep, Nickolas Huckstep, Ivy Huckstep and Conner Huckstep, all of Winfield. Chip also leaves his father, Bill Huckstep and wife, Diana, of Louisiana; a sister, Christina Fawn “Tika” Swofford and husband, Michael of Troy; a brother, Joseph W. Huckstep and wife, Krystal, of Pittsfield, Ill.; a step-sister, Tanya Bergner (daughter of Diana Huckstep) and husband, Steven of Hillsboro; two sisters-in-law, Dawn Farmer and husband, Jon of Arizona and Dana Bartels of Elsberry; one brother-in-law and “bro-mance partner”, Donald “Buddy” Creech and wife, Carla of Troy; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, June Huckstep; his mother-in-law, Donna M. Creech; and his grandparents: Richard A. and Anna Louise Huckstep and Richard and June Allen.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Kyle Stahlschmidt, Nickolas Huckstep, Buddy “Don” Creech, Joe Huckstep, Mike Swofford, Logan Swofford, Cole Swofford, Bubba “Eric” Creech, Matt Roberts, Brandon Shafer, Matt Harmon and Phil Duffy.

Memorials may be made to the family of Charles “Chip” Huckstep for the benefit of his children, c/o Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 3838 East Highway 47, P.O. Box 253, Winfield, MO 63389.

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