Skip Huff, One Of Wlea’s Original Owners In The 1950’s, Has Died

July 26, 2021

Howard L. “Skip” Huff, 95, of 1190 County Route 66, The Woodlands, passed away early Saturday morning (July 24, 2021) at St. James Hospital in Hornell.

Skip was employed at the Pryor Flying Service at the Hornell Airport from 1941 to 1949 concurrent from 1946 to 1949 at Radio Station WWHG-FM in Hornell. He was employed as the Chief Engineer from 1952 to 1954 in the construction of Radio Station WLEA in Hornell. From 1954 to 1960 he was the Chief Engineer at WWHG AM & FM and from 1960 to 1973 he was the Operating Engineer of WHEC AM and TV 10 in Rochester. He was also employed as the Chief Engineer at TV 10 in Rochester from 1973 until retiring 1988; during which time he supervised the construction of the new facility for TV 10.

The complete obituary can be found on our Obituaries page.