Fred Huber

  • Born: February 7, 1941
  • Died: August 29, 2021
  • Location: Hammond, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404
Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family

Fred Huber of Hammond passed away at the age of 80 on the morning of August 29, 2021. He was a chemical engineer with DuPont for his entire working career but was known in his neighborhood as "Mr. Fixit." He could take care of electrical, plumbing and structural problems and anything else that came along.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Diane, daughter Suzanne LeBeau, daughter Jeannie Bischoff (Barry), son Daniel Huber (Celia), and "adopted" daughter Cynthia Adams. He also leaves behind his sister Kathy, four wonderful grandchildren, two great step-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

He, his wit, his intellectual knowledge on any subject and his repair skills will be missed. He was well loved.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd. Hammond, Louisiana 70401 with visitation from 9:00 am until 11:00 am and an "I remember" time and funeral service will begin at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be welcome at The Salvation Army or a charity of your choice.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

I was so saddened to learn of Mr. Huber's death. He was such an interesting man with so many good stories to tell ! I always enjoyed his visits. It was my pleasure to have known him. Please accept my deepest sympathy in your profound loss of such a decent and wonderful man.

Katherine St.Amant

Posted by KATHERINE St.Amant - HAMMOND, LA - Friend   November 01, 2021

I knew him as Uncle Fred when I lived in Delaware with my family. When I was about 9 he took me to the movie theater for the first time and we saw "Mary Poppins". He would also come to our house and share scientific concepts with me and my sisters. I stayed at their house for a few days when my baby brother was born. From this picture, he hasn't changed much from how I remember him. I remember going camping with him and the family near Mammoth Caves but it rained the whole time, so we went to their home (Kentucky I think) and my father was trying to help Fred's neighbor wire up his garage for a workshop. I won't go into the rest, but I still remember it 50 years later. Fred and my dad were good friends and co-workers at DuPont for a few years.

Posted by Sharon Grieten-Hamilton - Franklin, NC - Family Friend   October 15, 2021

Diane, Susie, Jeannie, Daniel and Cynthia,
I know Fred's death leaves a big hole in your special family. His memories will fill the hole even as you miss him.
Prayers for comfort.

Posted by Glennell Forinash Cottrill - Baton Rouge, LA - Friend   October 02, 2021

My condolences to the Huber family. I had the pleasure of working at DuPont in the mid 1980s with Fred. I helped manage many maintenance and capital projects for Fred. Fred's sense of humor was unique. Fred taught me many things regarding design and execution and have a good laugh. Fred was also the site radiation officer and I had to get his permissions to have x-ray done on site.

Fred was a very intelligent individual that will be missed. RIP my friend.

Posted by Glenn Bordelon - Fishers, IN - Coworker   September 27, 2021

Oh Diane so sorry for your sad sad loss.Fred was so well liked by everyone and we will cherish the memories. Our prayers are with you.

Posted by Eloise and Gordon Anderson - Hammond   September 13, 2021